To Drink and to Eat Vol. 3: Treats and Tribulations from a French Kitchen (3)
To Drink and to Eat Vol. 3: Treats and Tribulations from a French Kitchen written and illustrated by French chef Guillaume Long, is a cookbook like I’ve never encountered before. The book is a graphic novel that tells about Long’s adventures in cooking and has funny, and even a little dark at times, comics in which he converses with colleagues, tourists, and other people he meets along the way. This is the first cookbook I’ve had that the recipes don’t really stand out. The few that I would like to make include the Apple Crumble and Cauliflower Shepherd’s Pie. What found to be really great about this book is that there are a lot of cooking tips that can be applied to all of your recipes, in general. In the “Tips for the Kitchen” section, Long gives advice such as to use a super sharp knife when chopping an onion in order to not cry and in selecting a live lobster, choose the one with the longest antennas (read the book to find out why). This book really needs to be read from cover to cover before trying any of the recipes. Otherwise, you might end up with cocaine in your muffins (see page fifteen).
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