Dinner Chez Moi by Laura CalderDinner Chez Moi by Laura Calder

Dinner Chez Moi

byLaura Calder

Paperback | May 25, 2016

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Laura Calder is one of Canada’s most charming Food Network hosts, proving herself witty, engaging, an excellent teacher and a great deal of fun. Laura’s passion for cooking and writing about food shines through in her elegant cookbooks. Dinner Chez Moi is menu-based and seasonal, offering multiple options and mix-and-match menus, which gives cooks as many ideas for meals as there are days in the year. Dinner parties, Laura says, are not stuffy and difficult ordeals; rather, as she puts it, “In my world, -dinner party’ just means eating with others. It can be as simple as an omelette or a baked potato, but if I’m not stuck eating it alone, that’s party enough for me!” Dinner Chez Moi is a book for anyone who wants to cook for people they love. Detailed plans and menus deliver thoughtful advice and guidance, with a light touch. Photography is as lovely as in French Taste, with a fresh and elegant design.

LAURA CALDER is host of Food Network Canada’s and the Cooking Channel’s James Beard Award–winning seriesFrench Food at Home. She is also author of the cookbook of the same name, as well as of the bestsellingFrench Taste, which won the Cuisine Canada gold medal and was one of Amazon.ca’s top 100 books of 2010. After a decade in France, ...
Title:Dinner Chez MoiFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 1 inPublished:May 25, 2016Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1554689031

ISBN - 13:9781554689033

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Another winner I have always liked Laura's conversational style in her books. And of course then there are the recipes....easy enough to make and always so very delicious. Another fantastic cookbook.
Date published: 2016-12-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good recipes that are easy to prepare and taste delicious I've been very happy with this cookbook. It has a great deal of variety and is focused on creating tasty meals for friends and family. I love the casual nature of the author's descriptions and her stories that accompany certain dishes. The food is authentic and comfortable, but not boring. I have had huge success with her party slaw (terrible name; delightfully crisp and somewhat sophisticated salad) and it has become my picnic/summer barbeque staple that gets completely devoured by all age groups. She also has a lot of very tasty but economical recipes that are heavy on lentils and warm spices...and some more fancy ideas when you have an extra special guest or a little more time on your hands. This is a good cookbook that I have enjoyed reading as much as I have enjoyed cooking from.
Date published: 2014-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So Good You can rely on anything Laura Calder tells you. I have no idea what I'm doing in the kitchen and I can't count the number of times something from one of her books has made me look like a genius. I've loved everything I've tried in this book so far. Check out something simple, like "toffee" and you'll see how easy this books makes it to look like a pro.
Date published: 2011-12-27

Editorial Reviews

"Laura welcomes us into her kitchen with such warmth and energy. She takes us on a quick trip to France, the France of simple home cooking and fresh local ingredients- that's how I like to eat!" - ANNE WILLAN, FOUNDER OF LA VARENNE COOKING SCHOOL AND AUTHOR "Laura's style of cooking and writing about French food will entice culinary adventurers to stop and smell the rosés." - BOB BLUMER, HOST OF THE SURREAL GOURMET AND GLUTTON FOR PUNISHMENT