Louise Luiggi's Come to the Table is a highly original memoir of the author's journey towards a passion for food - which ultimately led to her running her own restaurant. Focusing on the French influence that changed her eating patterns - a transformation spiced with the trials and tribulations of taking on a 'new' Corsican family - Louise Luiggi explores her travels from her innocent au pair days in Paris, to liberated student living, an impulsive marriage in Toulouse to setting up her own restaurant, French Living. She writes enchantingly about the food and lifestyle discoveries that she made along the way, and demonstrates how easy it can be to live outside France, yet reap the benefits of simple but delicious French cuisine. Although this book contains a few recipes it is not a cookbook. The author's unique vision and experience casts a whole new perspective on the importance of food in our lives, how it can affect relationships, nurture creativity and confidence - and make your mouth water.
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Louise Luiggi is a first time author. She is the English half of the partnership with created 'French Living', a unique shop, caf and restaurant founded in Nottingham in 1994 with her French/Corsican husband, Stephane LuiggiReview:
A seductive tale, deliciously told unputdownable―Daily Mail
The recipes could mean you'll be torn between heading for the kitchen and finishing the book.―Decanter Magazine
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Book Description Piatkus Books, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New unread, no publishers overstock mark, has minor shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # 022513
Book Description Piatkus Books, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX074995065X