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  • French Lessons Adventures with Knife Fork and Corkscrew
  • Peter Mayle
  • English
  • 01 June 2018
  • 9780375705618

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characters French Lessons Adventures with Knife Fork and Corkscrew ¸ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook It the Foire aux Escargots We attend a truly French marathon where the beverage of choice is Chteau Lafite Rothschild rather than Gatorade We search out the most pungent cheese in France and eavesdrop on a heated debate on the perfect way to prepare an omelet We even attend a Cathol. I came across this book during our book clean out Having read Mayle s previous books I picked this one up at Logos when I still worked there but had never read it I decided to finally read it so I could give it away For this book Mayle an English author living in France decided to investigate fairs and festivals connected with food and drink the unusual the better Frogs truffles snails and always wine If he had read his maps correctly he would also have written about a blood sausage festival I m sorry to have missed that All of Mayle s books are so deliciously complete that you feel you were there You can taste 20 different wines in a night without a hangover He seems to have been invited to all the best events including a French marathon he was a spectator where the runners take wine breaks rather than water breaks By the time I was halfway into this book I had a strong desire to find a French restaurant but being unadventurous in my food choices I couldn t possibly have appreciated it the way Mayle doesHis description of how the Michelin system works at the end of the book was fascinating

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characters French Lessons Adventures with Knife Fork and Corkscrew ¸ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ic mass in the village of Richerenches a sacred event at which thanks are given for the aromatic mysterious and breathtakingly expensive black truffle With Mayle as our charming guide we come away satisfied if a little hungry and with a sudden desire to book a flight to France at on. Peter Mayle is to be envied Some people s work involves overseeing hundreds of people and managing the affairs of a business that skirts bankruptcy every other day Some put their life in peril fighting fires or confronting criminals Some are pushed to their physical limits putting in long hours on the factory floor Mayle on the other hand must roam France and subject himself to its extraordinary culinary pleasures then regale readers with stories of this most dreadful task Mayle is an author who loves France and after dining with him vicariously through French Lessons it s easy to understand why How can one resist a people who love food this much A retired barfly refers to cuisine as the religion of France and it s a religion that s uite robust Mayle visits festival after festival celebrating local delicacies truffles snails vintage wine and immerses himself fully in the traditional celebrations of these foodstuffs It s either the French gift for cooking or Mayle s for writing but he does manage to make the task of delivering a slug from its shell sound not only fun but appetizing Part of the fun of the book is that Mayle always finds someone passionate to dine with and they both drink themselves silly Although the book seems written mostly to entertain Mayle s emphasis on eating uality food for pleasure supported the principles Mireille Guiliano demonstrated in French Women Don t Get Fat This is a uick zesty and entertaining read

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characters French Lessons Adventures with Knife Fork and Corkscrew ¸ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook A delightful delicious and best selling account of the gustatory pleasures to be found throughout France from the beloved author of A Year in ProvenceThe French celebrate food and drink than any other people and Peter Mayle shows us just how contagious their enthusiasm can be We vis. A fun little book about various French food traditions Peter Mayle came across during his travels through France I ve read better food and travel memoirs but this is still good Some of the stories were interesting than others