Traditional bistro fare is the essence of French cooking-honest, fresh, and satisfying food prepared by cooks, not celebrity chefs. It's not expensive, it's not complicated, and it never goes out of fashion. Bistro food is real food for real people. In Bistro, Laura Washburn offers simple up-to-date versions of this good, old-fashioned food, including recipes for starters like French Onion Soup, fish and seafood like Mussel recipes for starters like French Onion Soup, fish and seafood like Mussel Bouillabaisse, classic meat and chicken dishes like Chicken in Tarragon, plus accompaniments that include Provençal Tian and the famous Creamy Potato Gratin, as well as recipes for legendary bistro puddings.
More than 60 simple, satisfying dishes to transport you to a cozy French Bistro.
Gorgeous photography by Martin Brigdale.
Includes a list of mail order and online stockists so you can source useful kitchenware, fresh, local produce, and specialist ingredients.