In her latest cookbook, Ina reinvents the classics of French cuisine, looking to her favorite spots in Paris to inspire an all-new collection of easy-to-prepare bistro fare you really can make at home. Readers come to her for dishes that are simple to make, look absolutely gorgeous, and have that unmistakable wow! factor that makes the cook a star every time she serves them. The recipes here are no exception: easy, fresh-flavored, and comforting, with that Barefoot Contessa twist that makes them just a bit more special.
Ina simplifies familiar preparations like Soupe au Pistou and Boeuf Bourguignon to make them weeknight fare. Vichyssoise gets a fresh new look with the addition of zucchini, and she adds nuance to a traditional chocolate mousse with the flavor of orange. It's an introduction to French cuisine that is inviting and empowering, not intimidating. With impeccably clear recipes and vivid photographs that make old standards new again, the arrival of Barefoot in Paris is sure to be the cookbook event of the season.