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La Technique: An Illustrated Guide to the Fundamental Techniques of Cooking - Jacques Pepin

Papermac, 1982, Paperback.
Condition: Good. A pleasant enough reading copy. Light reading creases to the spine. Leans. Wrappers a little tanned and rubbed at the edges. Pages lightly age-tanned.

First in this, paperback, edition. Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “La Technique is the unrivalled practical guide to the fundamental skills of cookery — the simple but indispensable secrets that are the key to all really good cooking. A unique step-by-step demonstration of more than 150 basic procedures, it contains over 1,500 explanatory photographs illustrating each separate stage described. Jacques Pepin has also provided recipes to emphasise particularly essential skills.

A superb reference book which will allow any cook to execute any recipe to perfection, La Technique has won a permanent place on the shelf of every serious cook.”


Illustrated by Léon Perer (Photos.). Size: 11½" x 8½". 470 pages.
£20.00

This one has already found a new owner.