416 pages, 11.5 × 10.5 × 1.5 in
October 15, 2013
Grand Central Publishing
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 145551392X
ISBN - 13: 9781455513925
From the Publisher
Daniel Boulud, one of America's most respected and successful chefs, delivers a definitive, yet personalcookbook on his love of French food.
From coming of age as a young chef to adapting French cuisine to American ingredients and tastes, Daniel Boulud reveals how he expresses his culinary artistry at Restaurant Daniel. With more than 75 signature recipes, plus an additional 12 recipes Boulud prepares at home for his friends on more casual occasions,
DANIEL is a welcome addition to the art of French cooking. Included in the cookbook are diverse and informative essays on such essential subjects as bread and cheese (bien sûr), and, by Bill Buford, a thorough and humorous look at the preparation of 10 iconic French dishes, from Pot au Feu Royale to Duck a la Presse.. With more than 120 gorgeous photographs capturing the essence of Boulud's cuisine and the spirit of restaurant Daniel, as well as a glimpse into Boulud's home kitchen, DANIEL is a must-have for sophisticated foodies everywhere.
About the Author
Daniel Boulud is a world-renowned French chef. He owns prestigious restaurants in New York, Miami, Palm Beach, London, Vancouver, and Singapore. He has won James Beard Foundation awards for "Outstanding Restaurant" (for Daniel in 2010), "Outstanding Restaurateur" (2006), "Best Chef, New York City" (1992), and "Outstanding Chef of the Year" (1994). The French Government made him a Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur in 2006. He has served on the board of Citymeals-on-wheels since 1999, and he has received the "Culinary Humanitarian" in 2007. Boulud also serves as Chairman of the Bocuse d'Or USA Foundation.
"Just when you think you know everything about one of your closest friends, he surprises you with anecdotes, reflections and insight. French cuisine is in Daniel's blood, but this book---the most personal he has written---goes well beyond the traditional rules and codes of French cooking. It's an intimate look at Daniel as a chef, and a vivid portrait of Daniel as a person, highlighting the art and science in his iconic and regional cooking, and the humility that guides everything he does." --Thomas Keller, Chef/Owner of The French Laundry"Daniel: My French Cuisine is a beautiful homage to not only French cooking, but also to its culture. Mastering techniques, and ultimately creating harmony, is what Daniel accomplishes brilliantly in this stunning book. I'm inspired by the exquisite photography and also by the riveting essays by Bill Buford that highlight the talent, curiosity, sense of hospitality and the legendary generosity of Daniel." --Eric Ripert, Chef/Co-Owner, Le Bernardin"Reading Daniel: My French Cuisine, I experienced a very Proustian emotion; I was back at age 13 in my mother's kitchen restaurant in Lyon. From Daniel's remembrance of Chefs Nandron and Bocuse to the Lyon market and his coming to America, I was young again, cooking in France and New York. Thoroughly grounded in classical training, passionate and talented, Daniel has created an exciting, personal, and innovative cuisine in his multiple restaurants and has become a leader in the extraordinary rise