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My Paris Kitchen: Recipes and Stories A Collection Of Stories And 100 Sweet And Savory French Inspired Recipes From Popular Food Blogger David Lebovitz, Reflecting The Way Parisians Eat Today And Featuring Lush Photography Taken Around Paris And In David S Parisian Kitchen.It S Been Ten Years Since David Lebovitz Packed Up His Most Treasured Cookbooks, A Well Worn Cast Iron Skillet, And His Laptop And Moved To Paris In That Time, The Culinary Culture Of France Has Shifted As A New Generation Of Chefs And Home Cooks Most Notably In Paris Incorporates Ingredients And Techniques From Around The World Into Traditional French Dishes InMy Paris Kitchen, David Remasters The Classics, Introduces Lesser Known Fare, And Presents 100 Sweet And Savory Recipes That Reflect The Way Modern Parisians Eat Today You Ll Find Soupe L Oignon, Cassoulet, Coq Au Vin, And Croque Monsieur, As Well As Smoky Barbecue Style Pork, Lamb Shank Tagine, Dukkah Roasted Cauliflower, Salt Cod Fritters With Tartar Sauce, And Wheat Berry Salad With Radicchio, Root Vegetables, And Pomegranate And Of Course, There S Dessert Warm Chocolate Cake With Salted Butter Caramel Sauce, Duck Fat Cookies, Bay Leaf Poundcake With Orange Glaze, French Cheesecakeand The List Goes On David Also Shares Stories Told With His Trademark Wit And Humor, And Lush Photography Taken On Location Around Paris And In David S Kitchen Reveals The Quirks, Trials, Beauty, And Joys Of Life In The Culinary Capital Of The World.


About the Author: David Lebovitz

David Lebovitz is a sought after cooking instructor with an award winning food blog davidlebovitz.com Trained as a pastry chef in France and Belgium, David worked at Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California for twelve years He now lives in Paris, France, where he leads culinary tours of the city.



10 thoughts on “My Paris Kitchen: Recipes and Stories

  1. says:

    I had so much fun reading this cookbook memoir over the past week I didn t hurry, just enjoyed the recipes, the little stories, and the vibrant pictures that David Lebovitz included I will say that I found the recipes intriguing and thought everything sounded great I am now addicted to salted butter and found out things that I never knew before regarding duck fat Also I now want to buy all the duck fat and make it with potatoes Mmmmmm.I wou


  2. says:

    Lebovitz is known for his delicious French inspired desserts, but this is of an all round cookbook, with tales of how he entertains friends in his tiny Paris apartment An informative introduction sets the record straight by exploding myths about French food He also tells some amusing stories of how he as an American chef is received by the French who expected him to be a gastronomically illiterate, McDonalds munching doofus.Whereas fresh, local an


  3. says:

    Disclaimer I was reading this for descriptions of French food and Parisian life than I was for recipes The chance that I will actually cook anything from this cookbook starts at fair and decreases Just so you know.Why am I unlikely to actually make any of these dishes Three reasons 1 The French don t eat like I like to eat Very few fresh vegetables, and what s there would, to me, be overcooked Lots and lots of meat, and often the kinds that I would bend o


  4. says:

    I don t know about you, but sometimes I get all excited about a book, and then it arrives and I won t touch it Am I intimidated Procrastinating Saving it for the perfect day and mood I haven t figured out that part of my psyche yet The latest victim of this waiting game was David Lebovitz s cookbook My Paris Kitchen Recipes and Stories Visually, it s a gorgeous volume, and Lebovitz has a way with words So why did it sit on the side table untouched for almost 5 mon


  5. says:

    A must have for French cuisine enthusiasts I was so excited when I got approved for this I may have squealed Shhh don t tell anyone I have Ready for Dessert and use it regularly Actually, I have cookbooks from three current or former chefs of Chez Panisse Mainly because I subscribe to their ethos of farm to market, sustainability and simplicity in cooking That s not to say that I don t enjoy hi tech chefs and their foams, soils, liquid nitrogen and agar agar but th


  6. says:

    I first encountered David Lebovitz cook, ex pat extraordinaire and raconteur on his website Imagine how delighted I was when I found his My Paris Kitchen, a cookbook, memoir of sorts and travelogue, all rolled into one You ll love the recipes, of course you ll love the stories even .


  7. says:

    I love David Lebovitz so much I m working my way through this cookbook, Julie Julia style, and it s making me very, very happy.


  8. says:

    I bought this recently when it was on sale for the Kindle I collect cookbooks and don t typically buy them in digital format, but I was so curious about this one and couldn t pass it up for the price Love the stories and the recipes look wonderful Exci...


  9. says:

    There are cookbooks that I glance through, marking recipes to try Then there are the cookbooks, that sit on my bedside table, ready to read like a novel My Paris Kitchen by David Lebovitz falls in the later category This is a book you want to curl up with, with a cup of tea or a glass of wine It is a lush beautiful cookbook It s a good size, with 340 pages, and filled with lovely photographs The book begins with an introduction, with David talking about his move to Paris and setting up his Paris kitchen


  10. says:

    If only My Paris Kitchen were a simple tale of a famous chef and food blogger David Lebovitz spending this past decade living, entertaining, and building a nest for himself in France But it isn t To me, it s a treatise on how eating in Paris has changed over the years They have problems we Americans haven t even thought of There are no recipes here that I want to give even a cursory try I ...


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