Ginette Mathiot's I Know How to Cook has been the cookery bible to three generations of French families. I Know How to Cook is to French cooking what The Silver Spoon is to Italian cuisine. First published in 1932, it has been regularly revised and updated and continues to be the customary gift for anyone setting up a new home, thus making it a best-seller and an essential fixture on the counters of French kitchens for over 75 years.
French food is recognized as the foundation of all good cooking, and Mathiot guides the reader through all the basics of cuisine with over 1,400 easy-to-use recipes, from simple omelets to beef bourguignon and creme brulee. Learn how to cook the French way and you'll know how to cook.
Ginette Mathiot (1907-1998), legendary French food writer and the foremost authority on home cooking in France, taught three generations of French families how to cook. Author of more than 30 best-selling cookbooks covering every aspect of French cuisine, she brought together recipes for every classic dish in her her definitive work, Je sais cuisinier, making it the ultimate reference book on French cooking.