A Culinary Journey in Gascony: Recipes and Stories from My French Canal Boat
Ten Speed Press, 2004 - 192 pages
In the heart of the Gascony region of France sits some of the country'¬?s richest farmland, the source of foie gras, juicy strawberries, wild game, and other delectables prized throughout Europe. Through the center of this productive land winds the Canal Lat?©ral ?† la Garonne, a picturesque waterway dotted with medieval villages, stone bridges and chapels, traditional p?¢tisseries, and lively farmers'¬? markets. The canal is also home to author and chef Kate Hill'¬?s popular culinary tours, which are conducted aboard an old Dutch canal boat. In A CULINARY JOURNEY IN GASCONY, Kate cruises and cooks along the canals of southwestern France, sharing 80 memorable recipes inspired by the region'¬?s farm-fresh ingredients. Home chefs and armchair travelers alike will cherish this collection of tales along with 80 recipes from the heart and soul of Gascony. Features full-color and black-and-white photographs of the picturesque Gascony region and full-color food photographs.Reviews"This enticingly illustrated little book . . . includes plenty of stories about the region and its people." -New York Times
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