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HAUTE CUISINE WITHOUT HELP

KNAPIK, Harold

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ISBN 10: 0871405261 / ISBN 13: 9780871405265
Published by Liveright, NY, 1971
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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(USA) First Edition No markings, VG in unclipped Good + Dj with some rubbing to panels and edges. White boards, 296pp, index. B&W photos. Knapik learned to cook in France and this book draws heavily on that background although there are Chinese and Italian recipes as well. It is said that some of these dishes presented in the book were served to the exacting Alice B. Toklas. The author takes the reader slowly and clearly through the more complicated techniques and there are tips from buying meats to using spices. Knapik was an accomplished musician and composer and a director of an art gallery. He began cooking in earnest after WWII in Paris. There he and his wife begcame friends with Alice B. Toklas, who allow him to do all the cooking during the summer when all of them went to stay in Provence. This is a good cookbook to read as well as cook to as there are many interesting comments and recipes: Knapik's own fool-proof puff pastry, an outstanding Quiche Lorraine, and a wonderful Pate of breast of chicken with tarragon. (2.0 BJQ FO 48/3 Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 33366

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Title: HAUTE CUISINE WITHOUT HELP

Publisher: Liveright, NY

Publication Date: 1971

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: 1st.

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Physical description; viii. 245 p. : 34 pls. (7 col.) text ill, 2 maps ; 8. Contents; Partial contents Geology of the Bath district / by F.S. Wallis - Note on the erosion of the Avon valley / by P.E. Martineau - Prehistoric man around Bath / by Arthur Bulleid - The geology of the Bath springs / by R.H. Rastall - The Royal Mineral Water Hospital : a national hospital for rheumatic diseases / by T. Kirby - Medical institutions of Bath / by J.H. Subjects; Bath (England) - History. Bath (England) - Description and travel. Genre; Conference publication.

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