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Long before Julia Child discovered French cooking, Alice B. Toklas was sampling local dishes, collecting recipes, and cooking for the writers, artists, and expats who lived in Paris between the wars. Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Wilder, Matisse, and Picasso shared meals at the home she kept with Gertrude Stein, who famously memorialized her in The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas.
The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book, however, is her true memoir: a collection of traditional French recipes that predates Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking. Toklas supplies familiar recipes such as coq au vin, bouillabaisse, and boeuf bourguignon, along with what is perhaps the earliest instructions for haschich fudge (“which anyone could whip up on a rainy day"), and she entertains with fascinating memories of Paris—Toklas' home for most of her life—and of rural France, Spain, and America.
Toklas's rich mixture of menus and memories of meals shared with such famous friends as Wilder, Picasso, and Hemingway, originally published in 1954.
Title: The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book
Book Condition: Good
Book Description Harpercollins. Book Condition: Good. A sound copy with only light wear. Overall a solid copy at a great price! All orders guaranteed and ship within 24 hours. Before placing your order for please contact us for confirmation on the book's binding. Check out our other listings to add to your order for discounted shipping. Bookseller Inventory # BOS-C-11c-00484
Book Description Harpercollins. Book Condition: Very Good. A bright, square, and overall a nice copy All orders guaranteed and ship within 24 hours. Before placing your order for please contact us for confirmation on the book's binding. Check out our other listings to add to your order for discounted shipping. Bookseller Inventory # WAL-E-4f-000198
Book Description Harpercollins, 1984. Book Condition: Good. Reissue. N/A. Instructor's Edition. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP82720724
Book Description Harpercollins. Hardcover. Book Condition: VERY GOOD. Cover and pages show some wear from reading and storage. May have light creases on the cover and binding. Some pages may contain writing and or highlighting. Bookseller Inventory # 2700729805
Book Description Harpercollins, 1984. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0061818763
Book Description Harpercollins, 1984. Book Condition: Used. This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: Toklas's rich mixture of menus and memories of meals shared with such famous friends as Wilder, Picasso, and Hemingway, originally published in 1954. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_usedgood_0061818763
Book Description Harpercollins, 1984. Hardcover. Book Condition: Acceptable. Book and Dust Jacket have noticeable wear. Still very usable. Interior free from markings. Closed tear on dust jacket. Ink stain on bottom outside edge. SHIPS WITHIN 24 HOURS! Tracking Provided. DHL processing & USPS delivery for an average of 3-5 Day Standard & 2-3 Day Expedited! FREE INSURANCE! Fast & Personal Support! Careful Packaging. No Hassle, Full Refund Return Policy!. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000600750
Book Description HarperCollins Canada / Lifestyle. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # G0061818763I5N00
Book Description HarperCollins Canada / Lifestyle. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Bookseller Inventory # G0061818763I5N10
Book Description New York, c.1954. Harper & Brothers. 288pp. Orange paper covered boards quarter bound in green cloth with gilt imprint, top hinge cracking, bruised corners and some edge wear, a couple of stains on the fore-edge, but generally good with tattered dj. A wonderful culinary memoire of the Gertrude Stein - Alice B. Toklas ménage in France, Spain and elsewhere and the extraordinary assortment of friends who frequented their table. If you were hoping for the infamous hashish "fudge" recipe of the British edition, you'll be disappointed - the American publisher just said no. Buy the book anyway because it's a splendid read, and if you really need that recipe, call me. Postpaid. Bookseller Inventory # klEw250T53