Cooking of Provincial France (Foods of the World) by M.F.K. Fisher and Time-Life Books

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    The recipes EYB has indexed are from the companion spiral-bound Recipes booklet, some of which do not appear in the main hardcover book.

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  • French onion soup (Soupe à l'oignon)

    • scparks on April 14, 2012

      An excellent French Onion Soup. I have used this for years, although I have adapted this now for vegetarian and it is excellent. Their technique for the onions is the best for starting an onion soup.

  • Mediterranean vegetable salad (Salade Niçoise)

    • rionafaith on July 16, 2017

      p. 5 -- Requires a few different components to be made ahead of time (the potatoes need to be cooked and dressed and the green beans need to be blanched) but still pretty simple and quite delicious. I only boiled the potatoes for 10 mins and the green beans for 5, I think the full cook times would have resulted in mush so definitely check early. Substituted sliced cucumbers (3 very small ones) for the tomatoes due to personal taste.

  • Sausage with French potato salad (Saucisson chaud à la Lyonnaise)

    • rionafaith on July 16, 2017

      p. 12 -- I did not make the sausage, only the potato salad (as part of the Salade Niçoise recipe in the same book), but it was DELICIOUS. Just a few ingredients but so much flavor from the light vinaigrette dressing. Nice light alternative to a mayo-based potato salad. Note: I only boiled the potato slices for 10 mins, and they were very tender. Would have been overcooked with the full amount of time.

  • French oil and vinegar dressing (Sauce vinaigrette)

    • rionafaith on July 16, 2017

      p. 16 -- Very basic vinaigrette. Nothing too exciting, but good.

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  • ISBN 10 0809400561
  • ISBN 13 9780809400560
  • Published Dec 01 1968
  • Format Hardcover
  • Language English
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher Silver Burdett Press
  • Imprint Silver Burdett Press


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