In a book with more than 100 full-color photos, a James Beard Award winner offers personable recipes for French home cooking, including a simple roast chicken, a Basque potato tortilla, a glorious cheese-domed onion soup, a cheese and olive quick bread, a "top secret" chocolate mousse and many more. By the author of Baking: From My Home to Yours. 75,000 first printing.
One of the lovely things about the mousse, according to Dorie Greenspan, is its versatility: It goes as well with maple syrup as with peanut brittle — or nothing at all.
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