Jan 202012

by: N.M.Kelby

I read this over the course of a couple of visits to B&N & enjoyed it so much that I sent a copy (hardcover no less) to my sister-in-law for Christmas. It is the story of a French culinary master named Escoffier, his lovers, & the passionate meals he conjured– & more importantly, will conjure– for them. Should you choose to baste yourself in the lascivious gluttony of Escoffier’s culinary realm, expect a slight transformation in your eating habits. PB&J’s shall fall to the wayside, replaced with fun, experimental creations of your own (& hopefully for your own zesty lovers), like Julienned carrots in a brown sugar / cranberry reduction, served beside a blackened strip steak & stilton-apple salad w/ finger greens…. at least that’s the effect it had on me!