When French Women Cook

A welcome reissue of a classic: in this marvelous book, Madeleine Kamman celebrates the women (from her great-grandmother Marie-Charlotte to Magaly Fabre, matriarch of a wine domain) from whom she received, and with whom she has shared, the blessing of her culinary vocation. Packed with recipes and affectionate recollections.

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