Classic French preserving techniques updated for a modern audience. Preserve fruit, vegetables, meat and fish with a beautifully illustrated guide from France's favorite food author. Enjoy local, fresh, organic food throughout the year. With more than 350 classic French recipes, both home cooks and chefs will learn traditional techniques for sweet and savory preserving, as well as smoking, pickling, and making charcuterie. France's favorite food author Ginette Mathiot classic has been revised and updated for todays preserver by Clotilde Dusoulier, famed for her Chocolate and Zucchini website and books, Clotilde's Edible Adventures in Paris, Chocolate and Zucchini, Edible French, and The French Market Cookbook.
The bible of traditional and authentic French home cooking, with over 6 million copies sold since its first publication. With more than 1,400 recipes, Mathiot guides the reader through all the classic recipes and techniques of French cooking (which provide the building blocks for so many other cuisines) with a clear and authoritative voice. The recipes, which have been fully updated by Clothilde Dusoulie, author of the popular Chocolate & Zucchini blog, prove that authentic French food doesn't have to be complicated, heavy or too rich.