Winner of the prestigious prix La Mazille for best cookbook of the year in France.
Michel Bras, chef and owner of the eponymous Michelin three-star restaurant in Laguiole, in the beautiful southwestern region of Aubrac, is considered, along with Ferran Adrià Acosta, Pierre Gagnaire, and Thomas Keller, to beone of the world’s top culinary stars. He is renowned for his poetic cuisine inspired by a love of his native land, as well as his passion for working with food. At his country inn, renowned for its stunning modern architecture and scenic views, Michel and his brother Sébastien execute fine culinary compositions that are a result of their symbiosis with nature. His signature dishes are as delicious as their presentation is outstanding: pan-roasted venison paired with Potimarron squash in a reduction of Banyuls wine, candied orange zest, demerrara sugar and juniper berries; a gargouillou of young spring or early summer vegetables, and for dessert, hot chocolate coulant biscuits with iced double cream and caramel.
With superb photography, 83 clear and easy-to-follow recipes that include surrounding text of the author’s childhood memories, this stylish yet straightforward volume contains a unique dual table of contents, a short glossary of terms, a very handy table of substitutions, and a unique page of stencils, templates, and diagrams of unusual equipment.
Rights recently reverted from Ici Là Press. Complete English translation available.