Markets of Provence

Markets of Provence Author Marjorie R. Williams
ISBN-10 9781250091635
Year 2016-05-03
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher St. Martin's Griffin
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Provence, France, is justly famous for its dazzling light, vibrant colors, rich history, and flavorful foods and wines. And its markets have been the beating heart of Provençal life since the Middle Ages. In Markets of Provence, Marjorie R. Williams whisks you away to 30 of the best. This pocketable guide, complete with detailed maps and organized by days of the week, gives you all the information you need for your visit to this Mediterranean region. Included are: indispensable advice on timing, navigation, negotiation and payment; tips on etiquette while surveying vendors' produce; and even some French language lessons to help you brush up on your essential français. Complete with restaurant recommendations and other useful tips, this book will help you get the most out of the experience. Supplemented with beautiful full-color photographs and color-coded maps, Markets of Provence is a must-have for every traveler.

Markets of Paris 2nd Edition

Markets of Paris  2nd Edition Author Dixon Long
ISBN-10 9781936941087
Year 2013-04-10
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher New York Review of Books
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The food scene in Paris has changed dramatically since 2006, whenMarkets of Paris was first published. Yes, the same markets are held in the same locales as always—literally, for centuries—but many have undergone a remarkable transformation led by a young generation of purveyors focused, even more than their predecessors, on local and organic ("bio") produce. Markets of Paris, 2nd Edition revisits and updates the entire market scene in Paris, with new entries, including Virtual Markets and Market Streets, Markets Open on Sunday, Artisan Bakers and Artisan Foods, Getting Along in the Food Markets, Brocante Fairs, and more. Updates focus on the most interesting vendors and most unique and enticing offerings to be found at each locale, including prepared food that can be eaten on the spot. One of the biggest changes in the Paris market scene in recent years has been the spike of interest in organic, reflected in the popularity of the Raspail organic market. Often it's referred to as "Le Marché Bio," and many claim it's the crème de la crème of all Paris's markets. Restaurant listings have been updated, too, with 15 new additions that have been chosen because of their new-generation chefs' approach to fresh ingredients or their proximity to featured markets. A new section titled If You Have Limited Time directs the visitor to the most interesting markets near his or her accommodations. Finally, the book has been reorganized by arrondissement to be more user friendly, and it has a brand-new look with all new photos and a refreshed, modernized design.

Markets of Paris

Markets of Paris Author Dixon Long
ISBN-10 1892145456
Year 2007-03-13
Pages 255
Language en
Publisher New York Review of Books
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A complete guide to every street market and market district in Paris, with beautiful full color photographs throughout, supplemented by sidebars that list favorite wine bars, the famous bakery Poilane, and the best shopping streets in Paris.

Markets of Provence

Markets of Provence Author Dixon Long
ISBN-10 9780002250610
Year 1996-04-19
Pages 131
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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Explores the open-air markets of Provence, and includes recipes for Provencal-inspired dishes

The Country Cooking of France

The Country Cooking of France Author Anne Willan
ISBN-10 9781452107677
Year 2012-03-23
Pages 392
Language en
Publisher Chronicle Books
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Renowned for her cooking school in France and her many best-selling cookbooks, Anne Willan combines years of hands-on experience with extensive research to create a brand new classic. More than 250 recipes range from the time-honored La Truffade, with its crispy potatoes and melted cheese, to the Languedoc specialty Cassoulet de Toulouse, a bean casserole of duck confit, sausage, and lamb. And the desserts! Crêpes au Caramel et Beurre Sal (crêpes with a luscious caramel filling) and Galette Landaise (a rustic apple tart) are magnifique. Sprinkled with intriguing historical tidbits and filled with more than 270 enchanting photos of food markets, villages, harbors, fields, and country kitchens, this cookbook is an irresistible celebration of French culinary culture.

Fodor s Provence the French Riviera

Fodor s Provence   the French Riviera Author Fodor's
ISBN-10 9780307928498
Year 2011-04-19
Pages 456
Language en
Publisher Fodor's Travel
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Get inspired and plan your next trip with Fodor’s ebook travel guide to Provence & the French Riviera (including the Alpilles, Arles, Marseille, and the Central Coast, with highlights in between). Intelligent Planning: Discover all of the essential, up-to-date travel insights you expect in a Fodor’s guide, including Fodor’s Choice dining and lodging, top experiences and attractions, and detailed planning advice. Easy Navigation for E-Readers: Whether you’re reading this ebook from start to finish or jumping from chapter to chapter as you develop your itinerary, Fodor’s makes it easy to find the information you need with a single touch. In addition to a traditional main table of contents for the ebook, each chapter opens with its own table of contents, making it easy to browse. Full-Color Photos and Maps: It’s hard not to fall in love with Provence & the French Riviera as you flip through a vivid full-color photo album. Explore the layout of city centers and popular neighborhoods with easy-to-read full-color maps. Plus get an overview of French geography with the convenient atlas at the end of the ebook. What’s Covered? Get to Know Provence & the French Riviera: Famed for its Lavender Route, the honey-gold hill towns of the Luberon, and vibrant cities like Aix and Marseilles, Provence was dazzlingly abstracted in geometric daubs of paint by van Gogh and Cézanne. Still haunted by the genius of van Gogh, Arles remains fiercely Provençal and is famed for its folklore events. The spiky Alpilles mountains guard treasures like les Bauz-de-Provence: be bewitched by its ville morte (dead town) and luxurious l’Oustau de la Baumanière inn. Avignon and the Vaucluse are the heart of Provençal delights. Presided over by its medieval Palais des Papes, Avignon is an ideal gateway for exploring the nearby Roman ruins of Orange. About 10 miles east of Avignon is the Sorgue Valley, where everybody goes “flea”-ing in the famous antiques market at l’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue. For one day, join all those fashionable folk for whom café squatting, people watching, and boutique shopping are a way of life in Aix-en-Provence (one of France’s 10 richest towns). Enjoy the elegant 18th-century streets, then track the spirit of Cézanne at his famous studio and nearby Mont Ste-Victoire. Head south to become a Calanques castaway before diving into Marseille, one of France’s most vibrant and colorful cities. The French Riviera can supply the visitor with everything his heart desires—and his purse can stand. Home to sophisticated resorts beloved by billionaires, remote hill villages colonized by artists, Mediterranean beaches, and magnificent views, the Côte d’Azur stretches from Marseille to Menton. Thrust out like two gigantic arms, divided by the Valley of the Var at Nice, the Alpes-Maritime peaks protect the length of that favored coast from St-Tropez to the Italian frontier. Note: This ebook edition is adapted from Fodor's Provence & the French Riviera, 9th Edition but differs in some content. Additionally, the ebook edition includes photographs and maps that will appear on black-and-white devices but are optimized for devices that support full-color images.

Japanese Farm Food

Japanese Farm Food Author Nancy Singleton Hachisu
ISBN-10 9781449418298
Year 2012-09-04
Pages 386
Language en
Publisher Andrews McMeel Publishing
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'Japanese Farm Food' offers a unique window into life on a Japanese farm through the simple, clear-flavoured recipes cooked from family crops and other local, organic products. The multitude of vibrant images by Kenji Miura of green fields, a traditional farmhouse, antique baskets and ceramic bowls filled with beautiful, simple dishes are interwoven with Japanese indigo fabrics to convey an intimate, authentic portrait of life and food on a Japanese farm.

The Little Bookroom

The Little Bookroom Author Eleanor Farjeon
ISBN-10 9780192733184
Year 2011-09-22
Pages
Language en
Publisher Oxford University Press - Children
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A girl sits in a dusty room, crammed to the rafters with books. Sunlight dances on the covers, between which are stories of magical worlds and faraway places, lands of princesses, kings, giants, and real children too. Eleanor Farjeon was that girl, who was so enchanted by her little bookroom that she recreated it by writing this wonderful collection of short stories. This charming book was the winner of the prestigious Carnegie Medal and is beautifully illustrated throughout by Edward Ardizzone, whose exquisite pictures immediately bring to mind the magical atmosphere of the stories

French Style with Vintage Finds

French Style with Vintage Finds Author Cindy Cooper
ISBN-10 1940772370
Year 2017-03-01
Pages 200
Language en
Publisher Hoffman Media
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This beautiful hardcover decorating book will bring you endless inspiration to create your unique French Style.

The Essence of Style

The Essence of Style Author Joan DeJean
ISBN-10 9781416588535
Year 2007-11-01
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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What makes fashionistas willing to pay a small fortune for a particular designer accessory -- a luxe handbag, for example? Why is it that people all over the world share the conviction that a special occasion only becomes really special when a champagne cork pops -- and even more special when that cork comes from a bottle of Dom Pérignon? Why are diamonds the status symbol gemstone, instantly signifying wealth, power, and even emotional commitment? One of the foremost authorities on seventeenth-century French culture provides the answer to these and other fascinating questions in her account of how, at one glittering moment in history, the French under Louis XIV set the standards of sophistication, style, and glamour that still rule our lives today. Joan DeJean explains how a handsome and charismatic young king with a great sense of style and an even greater sense of history decided to make both himself and his country legendary. When the reign of Louis XIV began, his nation had no particular association with elegance, yet by its end, the French had become accepted all over the world as the arbiters in matters of taste and style and had established a dominance in the luxury trade that continues to this day. DeJean takes us back to the birth of haute cuisine, the first appearance of celebrity hairdressers, chic cafes, nightlife, and fashion in elegant dress that extended well beyond the limited confines of court circles. And Paris was the magical center -- the destination of travelers all across Europe. As the author observes, without the Sun King's program for redefining France as the land of luxury and glamour, there might never have been a Stork Club, a Bergdorf Goodman, a Chez Panisse, or a Cristophe of Beverly Hills -- and President Clinton would never have dreamed of holding Air Force One on the tarmac of LAX for an hour while Cristophe worked his styling genius on the president's hair. Written with wit, dash, and élan by an author who knows this astonishing true story better than virtually anyone, The Essence of Style will delight fans of history and everybody who wonders about the elusive definition of good taste.

The Food Lover s Guide to Paris

The Food Lover s Guide to Paris Author Patricia Wells
ISBN-10 9780761181408
Year 2014-03-11
Pages 448
Language en
Publisher Workman Publishing
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The book that cracks the code, from the incomparable Patricia Wells. An acclaimed authority on French cuisine, Ms. Wells has spent more than 30 years in Paris, many as former restaurant critic for The International Herald Tribune. Now her revered Food Lover’s Guide to Paris is back in a completely revised, brand-new edition. In 457 entries—345 new to this edition, plus 112 revisited and reviewed classics—The Food Lover’s Guide to Paris offers an elegantly written go-to guide to the very best restaurants, cafés, wine bars, and bistros in Paris, as well as where to find the flakiest croissants, earthiest charcuteries, sublimest cheese, most ethereal macarons, and impeccable outdoor markets. The genius of the book is Ms. Wells’s meritocratic spirit. Whether you’re looking for a before-you-die Michelin three-star experience (Guy Savoy, perhaps, or Restaurant Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée) or wanting to sample the new bistronomy (Bistrot Paul Bert, Le Comptoir du Relais) or craving something simple and perfect (L’As du Fallafel, or Breizh Café for crêpes), Patricia Wells tells you exactly where to go and why you should go there. You no longer have to rely on the iffy “reviews” of Yelp or Trip Advisor. Included are 40 recipes from some of her favorite chefs and purveyors and, of course, all the practical information: addresses, websites, email, hours, closest métro stop, specialties, and more.

Paris Style Guide

Paris Style Guide Author Elodie Rambaud
ISBN-10 1743364652
Year 2015-04
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher
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Looks inside the address book of Paris-based freelance stylist Elodie Rambaud and invites you to share it with her

Open Road S Best Of Provence The French Riviera

Open Road S Best Of Provence   The French Riviera Author Andy Herbach
ISBN-10 1593601018
Year 2007-10-16
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Open Road
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Open Road's Best of Provence gives readers a small number of great choices and itineraries for one-day, weekend, one-week and two-week trips. Readers are not weighed down with tons of useless information -- we cut to the chase and give readers short descriptions of the best Provence and the Riviera has to offer. Only the top hotels and restaurants in each price category have been selected for this book. Readers will find a mix of unique trips of varying lengths for the world's best-preserved Roman ruins, elegant seaside resorts and sun-drenched beaches, and savory cuisine and incredible wine. Highlights include: Arles' Old Town, Roman ruins, cafÈs and intimate restaurants; Aix-en-Provence with its shaded squares and bubbling fountains,17th-century town houses and the grand main avenue; the old papal village of Avignon, with its large student population making it a vibrant small city; some of the world's best-preserved Roman sights in NÓmes, "the Rome of France;" cosmopolitan and diverse Marseille; the refined and fun French Riviera; and lovely villages along the way, including: Saignon: Quiet and Unspoiled Lourmarin: The Gastronomic Capitol of Provence OppËde-de-Vieux: A Taste of Old Provence L'Isle-sur-la-Sorge: The "Venice of Provence" UzËs: An Overlooked Gem.