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Georges-Auguste Escoffier, ‘King of Chefs, Chef of Kings’

Georges-Auguste Escoffier, (28 Oct 1846 – 12 Feb 1935) is the second contender for the ‘King of Chef’s, Chef of Kings’ title coming up against Marie-Antoine Careme Born at Villeneuve-sur-Loup, some 9 miles from Nice. Being very slight of build … Continue reading

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The French Experience

The cuisine of France is world famous for its rich tastes and subtle nuances developed over a long and venerable history. The cooking traditions and practices of the country are grounded in a strong tradition of agriculture and independent, free … Continue reading

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A Taste Of France

Continuing with the Audrey Ellis article concerning Continental cookery, to provide a reminder of the ‘new fad’ of cooking foreign food at home as a reminder of holidays past, we come to France. Long regarded as the home of classical … Continue reading

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