A TableChronicle Books
“As much a lifestyle guide as a culinary one, this is a no-brainer for Francophiles.” —Publishers Weekly Featured in Food52, Food & Wine, Cherry Bombe, Conde Nast Traveler, Martha Stewart Living, and Shape Magazine. Mastering the Art of French Cooking meets Dinner: Changing the Game in a beautifully photographed, fresh approach to French cooking and gathering, with 125 simple recipes. À Table: Recipes for Cooking and Eating the French Way is an alluring, delicious invitation to the French table from Paris-based American food writer and stylist, Rebekah Peppler. It is both a repertoire-building cookbook and a stylish guide that will make readers feel as though they are traveling through France with a close friend. New York Times contributing writer Rebekah Peppler shares 125 elegant, “new French” recipes that reflect a modern, multicultural French table. With approachable recipes, a conversational tone, and aspirational photography, À Table contains secrets for cooking simple, sophisticated meals and recreating the magic and charm of French life anywhere in the world. 125 ACCESSIBLE RECIPES: Included are classics such as Ratatouille and Cre`me Bru^le´e regional dishes, such as Basque Chicken, Niçoise (for a Crowd), and Alsatian Cheesecake; as well as recipes born of the melding of the cultures and flavors that help define contemporary French eating, from Bigger Ba´nh Mi` and Lamb Tagine to Green Shakshuka. USEFUL ADVICE: Guidance on shopping, stocking the pantry, and preparing the table, as well as stories on French food culture, make this not just a recipe-driven cookbook but also a chic guide to modern French living. FOREVER CHIC: French food and the French lifestyle will never go out of style. À Table offers a window into an enviable way of life and is filled with inspiring, useful tips—perfect for Francophiles and anyone who likes to cook and eat good food. Perfect for: • Home cooks looking for accessible recipes, relying less on fancy techniques and more on ease and accessibility. • Fans of Rebekah Peppler’s work, including her James Beard Award-nominated book, Apéritif, and regular writing in the New York Times. • People of all ages who like to plan unfussy meals with delicious food and minimal prep.