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Aperitif recipes for simple pleasures in the French style by Georgeanne Brennan

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Published by Chronicle Books in San Francisco .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cocktails,
  • Appetizers,
  • Cookery, French

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 139) and index.

StatementGeorgeanne Brennan ; photographs by Kathryn Kleinman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTX951 .B776 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p. :
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL989726M
ISBN 100811810771
LC Control Number96028037
OCLC/WorldCa34933237

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  An aperitif is so much more than a cocktail. It is a way of passing from work to leisure while sipping a mild beverage, enjoying a few savory snacks, and sharing time with friends. Now available in paperback, the IACP award--winner Aperitif is a gorgeous celebration of this popular ritual. Illustrated with sumptuous photographs taken on location in France, home of the aperitif, this beautiful volume /5(7).   Aperitif: A Spirited Guide to the Drinks, History and Culture of the Aperitif Hardcover – September 4, /5(14). ‎ JAMES BEARD AWARD FINALIST • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST COOKBOOKS OF THE YEAR BY FOOD NETWORK Grab a light drink and a bite, and enjoy cocktail hour, the French way. For the French, the fleeting interlude between a long workday and the evening meal to come is not meant. ABOUT THE BOOK. The French have perfected the casual, pre-dinner practice of drinks and snacks. Not only that, they’ve devoted an entire bar cart of bottles to it: apéritifs. Think Suze, Lillet, Picon, Byrrh, Pastis, and so on with the beautifully designed bottles.

  An aperitif is so much more than a cocktail. It is a way of passing from work to leisure while sipping a mild beverage, enjoying a few savory snacks, and sharing time with friends. Now available in paperback, the IACP award--winner Aperitif is a gorgeous celebration of this popular ritual/5. Product details Hardcover: pages Publisher: Rizzoli; unabridged edition (Ap ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x 1 x inches Shipping Weight: pounds (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: out of /5(25).   What is the essence of the book? The word ‘aperitif’ stems from the latin aperire meaning to open and this book has certainly opened my eyes to the hitherto neglected practice of taking a proper aperitif before dinner. As the sub title aptly suggests this is indeed a ‘spirited guide to the drinks, history and culture of the aperitif’.   Product details Hardcover: pages Publisher: Ten Speed Press (Ma ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars 83 customer /5(89).

  Overview. Grab a light drink and a bite, and enjoy cocktail hour, the French way. For the French, the fleeting interlude between a long workday and the evening meal to come is not meant to be hectic or crazed. Instead, that time is a much needed chance to pause, take a breath, and reset with light drinks and : Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale. Aperitif: A spirited guide to the drinks, history and culture of the aperitif by Kate Hawkings. QuadrilleFood & Drink. Hardie Grant Publishing. Praise. Notable Press & Accolades: The 19 Best Cookbooks of Fall —New York Times Best Cocktail Books of Fall —Food & Wine All the Best Cookbooks to Gift in —Food Network Praise for Apéritif: “With witty and honest prose and stunning photography, this book is one to keep out on the coffee table (or bar cart).”. Aperitif has books on Goodreads, and is currently reading Gujarat and the Gujaratis: Pictures of Men and Manners taken from Life by Behramji Malabari.