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If you are new here, you may want to learn a little more about how this site works. Eat Your Books has indexed recipes from leading cookbooks and magazines as well recipes from the best food websites and blogs.

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Anne Willan


Anne Willan has 40 years of culinary experience as an author, columnist, and teacher. She has written widely-praised, authoritative books on food, whether about techniques, ingredients, culinary history, home entertaining, or the country cooking of France. After studying and teaching cooking in London and Paris, she made her name in the United States as a food editor and writer. She founded Ecole de Cuisine La Varenne in Paris in 1975, and since 1991 has directed its programs at the Chateau du Fey in Burgundy and at the Greenbrier in West Virginia. Anne Willan has served as President of the International Association of Culinary Profressionals and is a trustee of COPIA (The American Center for Food, Wine, & The Arts) in Napa, California.