The Resource Breakfast in Burgundy : a hungry Irishman in the belly of France, Raymond Blake., (ebook)

Breakfast in Burgundy : a hungry Irishman in the belly of France, Raymond Blake., (ebook)

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Breakfast in Burgundy : a hungry Irishman in the belly of France
Title
Breakfast in Burgundy
Title remainder
a hungry Irishman in the belly of France
Statement of responsibility
Raymond Blake.
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Language
eng
Summary
Laced with compelling writing about French food and its ways, Breakfast in Burgundy is part travel memoir, part foodie detective story, and part love song to Raymond's adopted home. This book tells the story of the Blakes' decision to buy a house in Burgundy. Raymond describes the moments of despair-such as the water leak that cost a fortune-and the fantastic times too. Blake has admitted to being "fascinated by flavor and how it is created." Breakfast in Burgundy contains tales from the kitchen, and the answer to the question that begins each day ("What's for dinner?") is given ample coverage. The hunt for the best jambon persill<U+00da> is portrayed in detail. The same diligence is applied to the search for the best Comt<U+00da> cheese; for there's Comt<U+00da> and there's Comt<U+00da>-once nibbled, never forgotten. Yet to be perfected by Blake is Chicken Gaston G<U+00da>rard, said to have been first cooked in Dijon in 1930 for the celebrated gourmet Curnonsky by the mayor's wife. A neighboring winemaker's wife prepared it for Blake, as he watched over her shoulder. Breakfast in Burgundy documents these results and more. Included are tips on how best to prepare, cook, and serve the various goodies, as well as the story behind the wines (some of the most sought after in the world) that complement the foods, telling of people and places, who made the wine and where it is from-without recourse to tedious technical detail or dry-as-tinder tasting notes
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Midwest
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Blake, Raymond
Dewey number
944/.41
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Blake, Raymond
  • Blake, Raymond
  • Electronic books
  • Burgundy (France)
  • Burgundy (France)
  • Irish
  • Burgundy (France)
  • Food habits
  • Cooking, French
  • Cooking
  • Food and wine pairing
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adult
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Breakfast in Burgundy : a hungry Irishman in the belly of France, Raymond Blake., (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781629148823
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12352008
Specific material designation
remote
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MWT12352008
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Breakfast in Burgundy : a hungry Irishman in the belly of France, Raymond Blake., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781629148823
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12352008
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12352008
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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