Clémentine in the Kitchen by Phineas Beck and Samuel Chamberlain and Narcisse Chamberlain

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  • Published Jan 01 1943
  • Format Hardcover
  • Page Count 228
  • Language English
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher Hastings House

Publishers Text

The Chamberlain family spent a dozen blissful years in pre World War II France, with their beloved cook, Clementine, learning the gustatory pleasures of snail hunting in their backyard and bottling their own wine. When war rumblings sent them scurrying Stateside, Clementine refused to be left behind and made a new home for herself in Marblehead, Massachusetts, where she introduced the initially suspicious Yankees to the pleasures of la cuisine de bonne femme. First published in 1943, Clementine in the Kitchen is a charming portrait of a family of gastronomic adventurers, and a mouth-watering collection of more than 170 traditional French recipes.

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