Ina Garten, renowned for creating simple, sophisticated dishes, brings her special touch to the foods of France, from hearty main courses evocative of cozy bistros to delicate and delicious desserts that turn any meal into a special occasion. Made with the fresh, quality ingredients that are the hallmark of Ina's cooking, the recipes offer new twists on old favorites such as Steak au Poivre and Creme Brulee, along with a variety of dishes--including Zucchini Vichyssoise and Chicken with Morels--inspired by French culinary traditions but transformed by Garten's imagination and her sure touch in the kitchen. Barefoot in Paris is for anyone who wants to enjoy great-tasting meals without the tedious, fussy preparation often associated with French cooking. With beautiful full-color photographs, an introduction to French kitchen tools, and sources for specialty ingredients, it extends Garten's distinctive style into exciting new territory.
- ISBN-13: 9781400049356
- ISBN-10: 1400049350
- Publisher: Clarkson Potter Publishers
- Publish Date: November 2004
- Dimensions: 10 x 7.7 x 1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds
- Page Count: 240
Ina goes Gallic
Ina Garten, aka the Barefoot Contessa, has always loved French foodnot so much the elaborate, formal dishes found in elaborate, formal restaurants, but simple French country food found in French homes and neighborhood bistros. Now that she has a pied-à-terre in the City of Light, she's collected many of the French favorites that are part of her Parisian repertoire in Barefoot in Paris: Easy French Food You Can Make at Home. The frankly Francophile Ina is as warm and helpful as ever, and she's determined to show how easy it is to cook the delicious French food that wows her friends and family and will wow yours. From an easy, yet elegant Salad with Warm Goat Cheese, classic Celery Root Rémoulade, Boeuf Bourguignon and Chicken with Morels to sumptuous Chocolate Orange Mousse, you'll be serving non-fuss French meals in a flash.