Provence to Pondicherry
Tessa Kiros, renowned for her exquisite food and travel books, takes us on a fascinating journey across the globe to explore French culinary influences in far-flung destinations.Her journey begins in Provence, where Tessa first fell in love with French food, and explores the Mediterranean region's links between the indigenous ingredients, flavors, materials, and traditions. She then follows the path of the early French explorers, traveling to the island of Guadeloupe in the Caribbean, Vietnam in South East Asia, Pondicherry in India, and the Indian Ocean island of La Réunion, before finally returning to France, in the region of Normandy, whose cuisine is so different from the South of France.In each destination, Tessa delves into the history and culinary traditions of the place, discovering how French cuisine has become entwined with local ingredients and traditions. The result is an intriguing collection of recipes that will appeal to anyone with an interest in food and culture.
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|display_description||Tessa Kiros, renowned for her exquisite food and travel books, takes us ona fascinating journey across the globe to explore French culinary influencesin far-flung destinations. Her journey begins in Provence, where Tessa firstfell in love with French food, and explores the Mediterranean region's linksbetween the indigenous ingredients, flavours, materials and traditions. She then takes the path of early French explorers, travelling to the islandof Guadeloupe in the Caribbean; Vietnam in South-east Asia; Pondicherryon the Bay of Bengal, India; La Reunion, a French island in the Indian Ocean;finally returning to France and landing in Normandy, where the cuisine isso different from the South of France. In each destination, Tessa delves intothe history and culinary traditions of the country (or region), discovering howFrench cuisine has become embroiled with local ingredients and traditions. The result is an intriguing collection of recipes that will appeal to all thosewith a broad interest in food and culture.|
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|owning_library_arlington||Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover|
|record_details||ils:.b19621619|Book|Books||English|Quadrille Publishing,|2016.|287 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 26 cm.|
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|subject_facet||Cooking, French, Cooking, French -- Normandy style, Cooking, French -- Provençal style, Illustrated books|
|title_display||Provence to Pondicherry|
|title_full||Provence to Pondicherry / Tessa Kiros ; photography by Manos Chatzikonstantis ; styling by Michail Touros|
|title_short||Provence to Pondicherry|