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The Art of Simple Food

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The Art of Simple Food by Alice Waters: timeless, seasonal and one of GAYOT's Top 10 Cookbooks


The Art of Simple Food
by Alice Waters
(Clarkson Potter; first edition, 2007)

Eating seasonally and locally? It's almost a cliché these days. But when gastronomic guru Alice Waters dreamed up the idea for her famous restaurant Chez Panisse in 1971, it was quite a revolutionary concept. Her oeuvre The Art of Simple Food celebrates good cooking using the best in-season ingredients grown nearby and available at your local farmers market. This book is produce-focused with more than 200 recipes for organic poultry and meat, simple desserts and not a lot of fuss. We appreciate the minimalism, especially when pressed for time, and we believe this book is a great addition to anyone's home library of great cookery.


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