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The Scavenger's Guide to Haute Cuisine|Steven Rinella
The Scavenger's Guide to Haute Cuisine : How I Spent a Year in the American Wild to Re-Create a Feast from the Classic Recipes of French Master Chef Au
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"If Jack Kerouac had hung out with Julia Child instead of Neal Cassady, this book might have been written fifty years ago."--The Wall Street Journal

When outdoorsman, avid hunter, and nature writer Steven Rinella stumbles upon Auguste Escoffier's 1903 milestone Le Guide Culinaire, he's inspired to assemble an unusual feast: a forty-five-course meal born entirely of Escoffier's esoteric wild game recipes. Over the course of one unforgettable year, he steadily procures his ingredients--fishing for stingrays in Florida, hunting mountain goats in Alaska, flying to Michigan to obtain a fifteen-pound snapping turtle--and encountering one colorful character after another. And as he introduces his vegetarian girlfriend to a huntsman's lifestyle, Rinella must also come to terms with the loss of his lifelong mentor--his father. An absorbing account of one man's relationship with family, friends, food, and the natural world, The Scavenger's Guide to Haute Cuisine is a rollicking tale of the American wild and its spoils.

  • ISBN-13: 9780812988444
  • ISBN-10: 0812988442
  • Publisher: Random House
  • Publish Date: September 2015
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.2 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds
  • Page Count: 336