Le Livre Blanc is a cookbook that reinvents cuisine.
Anne-Sophie Pic has taken the long-established culinary traditions
of her family and her country, and re-imagined them through a
contemporary and exhilarating approach to texture, form and
The book includes 50 recipes that, like those of another culinary
inventor, Heston Blumenthal, both inspire and amaze. From foams and
emulsions, to working with sous-vide and siphons, the recipes
transform the everyday, and the not-so-everyday, into the
Throughout the book Pic delivers insights into her creative
process, including the interplay of imagination and memory in
creating dishes, and the associations between flavours and textures
that make her cooking unique.