Anthony Bourdain's Les Halles Cookbook: Strategies, Recipes, and Techniques of Classic Bistro Cooking

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No one writes about food or cooking quite like Anthony Bourdain. In his books Kitchen Confidential and A Cook's Tour, Bourdain captivated readers all over the world with his gritty, action-packed tales of the kitchen. Now he brings his inimitable style and energy to Anthony Bourdain's Les Halles Cookbook.
It features over a hundred mouth watering recipes from lobster bisque to cassoulet, and from boeuf bourguignon to creme brulee, all from Anthony's own restaurant, the Brasserie Les Halles in New York. Also including Anthony's words of wisdom and general principles, this is guaranteed to be as much a good read as a guide to cooking up a storm in the kitchen.

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User Review  - KendraFitz - LibraryThing

A great cookbook for someone wishing to learn how to cook French food the proper way. If I had the time I would dig into this text and pull every dish I could out of it. But I don't have the time to ... Read full review

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User Review  - debs913 - LibraryThing

Cooking techniques make fascinating reading, but oftentimes the materials and tools are beyond the reach of the everyday cook. Still, this was an interesting book to peruse and offers Bourdain's typical high energy style and back kitchen prose. Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Anthony Bourdain is the author of the bestselling Kitchen Confidential, Typhoid Mary, and A Cook's Tour, which was turned into a successful series by the same name for the Food Network. His fiction includes The Bobby Gold Stories, Bone in the Throat and Gone Bamboo. He is the executive chef at Brasserie Les Halles in New York City.

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