FRENCH FARMHOUSE COOKBOOK
by Susan Herrmann Loomis
The food in the French Farmhouse Cookbook is
a reminder of how deeply the soul of French cooking is rooted in the fruits of
the land and sea.
For three years, Susan Herrmann Loomis
traveled the coasts and visited rural farms in all corners of France. She
discovered more than treasured recipes for the quintessentially French dishes
that appear in this book. She also met people passionate about the foodstuffs
they raise, gather, catch, or produce. Their stories make this book a living
tapestry of individuals and the food they cook.
Many dishes, while utterly French, fit well
into today's preferences for sensible good eating. Each recipe gives us a short
story to where the recipe originated, its location in France, and the family
that makes it. In true French style, recommended wines are included with the