Larousse Gastronomique

Larousse Gastronomique

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Publisher's Synopsis

Larousse Gastronomique is the world's classic culinary reference book, with over 35,000 copies sold in the UK alone. Larousse is known and loved for its authoritative and comprehensive collection of recipes. Here it is brought up to date for 2009 in an attractive edition containing over 900 new colour and black and white photographs. All chapters have been read and edited by field specialists, and 85 biographies of chefs have been added. Entries have also been regrouped for increased accessibility.Originally created by Prosper Montagnè and published in 1938, this essential addition to any kitchen has withstood the test of time and become an invaluable source of information for every enthusiastic cook. Without the exaggeration and extravagant distractions of many of today's cookery titles, New Larousse Gastronomique contains recipes, tips, cooking styles and origins for almost every dish in history.

About the Publisher



Hamlyn, was founded by Paul Hamlyn and is one of the most well known names in illustrated publishing producing practical, informative and inspiring books. It approaches all the books it publishes in an accessible and appealing manner.

Book information

ISBN: 9780600620426
Publisher: Octopus
Imprint: Hamlyn
Pub date:
Edition: New edition
DEWEY: 641.503
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 1206
Weight: 3516g
Height: 271mm
Width: 239mm
Spine width: 63mm