All Posts Tagged With: "escoffier"

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French Chef No 1 – Part One

    Who’s the greatest French chef ? Depends on your terms of reference, dunnit? Your definition of “great.” The extent of your experience with GFC’s. And, of course, ultimately, it’s all subjective. Who’s the greatest French chef –for you? The personalities of the GFC’s I’ve met, come in more flavours than Summer ice cream. They […]

17Aug2018 | | 34 comments | Continued
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Gourmet Moments – Part One

Of  all the French words/phrases that have been universally adopted, one is “first among equals.” It is the phrase that so perfectly describes social sins, that it has joined such mondiale stalwarts as sex, taxi, and radar. The phrase, of course, is “faux pas.” We’ve all made them dear reader. Have We not? From the […]

30Jul2011 | | 10 comments | Continued
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French Cuisine’s Feminine Touch

He lived by the highway. And under it’s influence, dreamt of becoming an auto mechanic. But destiny and genes had another plan for Jacques Pic. – Taking over the Family business. His daughter shared her Father’s destiny. After testing the waters of the business World, Anne Sophie Pic returned to take her place in the […]

27Nov2010 | | 11 comments | Continued