Cooking for Claudine / John Baxter
- Bib ID:
- Baxter, John, 1939-, author
- [London] : Short Books, 2011
- xii, 270 pages, 16 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
- 9781907595127 (paperback)
- 1907595120 (paperback)
The charming, funny, and improbable tale of how a man who was raised on white bread - and didn't speak a word of French - unexpectedly ended up with the sacred duty of preparing the annual Christmas dinner for a venerable Parisian family.
- Full contents:
- 1. A good tooth
- 2. Stranger in a stranger land
- 3. George
- 4. Ninety degrees of Christmas
- 5. The food of love
- 6. The servant problem
- 7. The ghosts of Christmases past
- 8. Oysters
- 9. Thank heaven for little girls
- 10. A dissertation on roast pig
- 11. All in the mind
- 12. Apples
- 13. Cheese
- 14. The grip of the grape
- 15. Does madame burn?
- 16. Bread
- 17. The right way to walk
- 18. The spice box of earth
- 19. Christmas Eve
- 20. The ghost of Christmas present
- 21. Green Christmas
- 22. A sense of place
- 23. Project piglet
- 24. Simple gifts
- 25. Getting it together
- 26. À table!
- 27. The dinner
- 28. Washing up
- Appendix 1. Recipes
- Appendix 2. A Parisian Christmas : the ten commandments.
- Originally published as: Immoveable feast : a Paris Christmas (New York : Harper Perennial, 2008.)
- Other authors/contributors:
- Baxter, John, 1939-. Immoveable feast
- Also Titled:
- Cooking for Claudine : how I cooked my way to the heart of a formidable French family
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