French Cooking for Beginners
Books on ProvenceFrançois de MélogueInspire: Art & Culture

How to Write a French Cookbook

A Writer’s Dream I will never forget the morning I received an email from an established cookbook publisher and immediately deleted it, convinced it was a scam. They wrote asking me to write a beginner French cookbook for sale and promotion nationwide. I quickly scanned the email, deleted it, and …

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French Cooking for Beginners
Books on ProvenceCarolyne Kauser-AbbottInspire: Art & Culture

French Cooking for Beginners a Kitchen Essential

A New French Cookbook In François de Mélogue’s second cookbook, French Cooking for Beginners, 75+ Classic Recipes to Cook like a Parisian, he invites you on a culinary journey through France. The book appeals to Francophiles and food lovers, but it’s Chef François’ humour and culinary tips that will snag …

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Provencal Cuisine Top Books Food Lovers Cookbooks
Books on ProvenceCarolyne Kauser-AbbottInspire: Art & Culture

Explore Provencal Cuisine Top Books for Food Lovers

Joy of Cooking in Provence True confession, I am a committed foodie (although the grammar checker that doesn’t seem to like the word). Maybe that admission will get me off the hook for not being able to objectively delete thousands of photos of markets. Over the years we have taken …

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Chef François de Mélogue Cuisine of the Sun, A Ray of Sunshine on Your Plate
Books on ProvenceCarolyne Kauser-AbbottInspire: Art & Culture

Provencal Cuisine of the Sun by Chef François de Mélogue

Provencal Cuisine ‘Cuisine of the Sun, A Ray of Sunshine on Your Plate,’ the first cookbook by Chef François de Mélogue, wraps you in a culinary bear hug. The book is seductive, filled with beautiful photography that will make you hungry. Even if you just ate. You need to have …

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Author Georgeanne Brennan Provence Lifestyle villa entry
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExpat Living and Real EstateLiving in Provence

Provencal Lifestyle Discovery with Author Georgeanne Brennon

Books for Food Lovers Georgeanne Brennan’s CV of accomplishments in culinary and literary circles is awe-inspiring. This talented lady has written and co-authored over 30 books. She won the prestigious James Beard Award (Best International Cookbook) in 1998 for The Food and Flavors of Haute Provence. Her articles have appeared …

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Windows Provence Georgeanne Brennan
Books on ProvenceCarolyne Kauser-AbbottInspire: Art & Culture

Book Review: Windows on Provence by Georgeanne Brennan

With over 30 published books, what more could award-winning cookbook author Georgeanne Brennan possibly write about culinary trends and the lifestyle in Provence? Then along comes Windows on Provence, Musings on the Food, Wine and Culture of the South of France, published on April 10, 2018, by Yellow Pear Press. …

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Cagnes sur Mer Chef Francois de Mélogue
Ashley TinkerTaste: Food & Drink

Chef Francois de Mélogue Visits the Côte d’Azur

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker:  A Guest Post by Chef and Cookbook Author François de Mélogue. “Cuisine of the Sun cookbook is a savory collection of over 60 classic and reimagined Provençal recipes peppered with anecdotes that will cast a ray of sunshine onto your plate.” This is what happens when …

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Author Elizabeth David Menerbes Sketch
Books on ProvenceInspire: Art & Culture

Discovering Author Elizabeth David French Country Cooking at Ménerbes

Of all the British women writers of the mid-20th century, perhaps it is cookery author Elizabeth David who brought most colour and sensuousness to the page – and to the table.  When she wrote about aubergines, courgettes, garlic and aromatic herbs, these were exotic rarities in the grey of Britain’s …

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French Cookbook @Aixcentric
AixcentricBooks on ProvenceInspire: Art & Culture

News on France’s Fastest Selling Cookbook

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: This book, with an initial print run of 10,000 in September, sold out in two weeks. It would normally take three years to sell such a number. It sold like hotcakes at Christmas and Hachette have printed 300,000, a record. So what is this phenomenon? …

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Patricia Wells The Cookbook @MaryJaneDeeb
Books on ProvenceInspire: Art & CultureMary Jane Deeb

Review of Patricia Wells’ The Provence Cookbook

Book review of Patricia Wells’ The Provence Cookbook: 175 Recipes and a Select Guide to the Markets, Shops, & Restaurants of France’s Sunny South, Harper Collins Publishers, First Edition, New York, 2004. When I was a college professor, I used to tell my students that early on in their lives …

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