Red Classics Great Food Murder In The Kitchen

May 24, 2011|
Red Classics Great Food Murder In The Kitchen by Alice B Toklas
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In this memoir-turned-cookbook, Alice B. Toklas describes her life with partner Gertrude Stein and their famed Paris salon, which entertained the great avant-garde and literary figures of their day. With dry wit and characteristic understatement Toklas ponders the ethics of killing a carp in her kitchen before stuffing it with chestnuts; decorating a fish to amuse Picasso at lunch; and travelling across France during the First World War in an old delivery truck, gathering local recipes along the way. She includes a friend''s playful recipe for ''Haschiche Fudge'', which promises ''brilliant storms of laughter and ecstatic reveries'', much like her book.
Alice B. Toklas (1877-1967) was born in San Francisco, California. Long before Julia Child discovered French cooking, Toklas was sampling local dishes and collecting recipes in Paris between the wars. She was confidante, lover, cook, secretary, muse, editor and critic to the writer, Gertrude Stein. Together, they hosted a salon that at...
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Title:Red Classics Great Food Murder In The Kitchen
Format:Mass Market Paperback
Product dimensions:112 pages, 7.15 X 4.4 X 0.35 in
Shipping dimensions:112 pages, 7.15 X 4.4 X 0.35 in
Published:May 24, 2011
Publisher:Penguin Uk
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780241951033

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