Chez Maxim’s – Secrets And Recipes From The World’s Most Famous Restaurant Presented By The Countess Guy Toulouse-Lautrec

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All the elegance and grandeur of an internationally famous restauant is captured in this single, lavishly illustrated volume. Hundreds of the great recipes which have made Maxim’s worthy of world renown are revealed here, many of them for the first time. Not only are there recipes for gala dinners, but the buffet and picnic and Sunday night supper are not forgotten. But this is more than a book of recipes. It is a guide to perfect entertaining and a fascinating history book at the same time

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Pre-Owned. It is a guide in that it gives advice on the selection of wines and liqueurs, on the planning of full menus, and on every aspect of a party in the grand French tradition, including invitations, table decoration, cocktails and canapes, conversation, and even the solution to parking problems. It is a history book in that the foreword by the Countess Guy de Toulouse-Lautres relates innumerable delightful and revealing anecdotes of the past and present of Maxim’s, a king of history of the early twentieth century. Some slight tanning to pages. Tears to dust jacket but otherwise good condition. First Edition. Hardcover. Published by McGraw-Hill Book Company Inc 1962

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Weight 1.318 kg