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dc.contributor.authorNo Authoren_US
dc.contributor.illustratorBenjamin Rabier et aquarelles d'Hippolyte Romain; photographies Fabrice Subirosen_US
dc.date.accessioned2016-01-25T20:20:34Z
dc.date.available2016-01-25T20:20:34Z
dc.date.issued2012en_US
dc.identifier.other8645 (Access ID)en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10504/83871
dc.description.abstractThis was a lucky find on my first afternoon in Paris. I seldom bother these days with new book stores. It was even less likely this day, when I had Gibert Jeune and similar bookstores at hand. I stopped in and asked about fables and they brightened up immediately and took me right to this impressive book. The book is a lavish combination of good sounding recipes, mouth-watering photographs, delightful Rabier illustrations, and sprightly Romain watercolors. Manger pour ne pas être mangé, c'est le leitmotiv des 'Fables' et l'ambition de ce livre (8). 33 fables and 55 recipes. An index of recipes at the end is nicely organized into Plats, Accompagnements, Fromages & Desserts, and Bases. The organization of the book displayed in the T of C at the front is less intuitive. Its major sections are liberté, fraternité, égalité, la fortune, démocratie, and la raison. A two-page watercolor spread introduces each of these sections. A good example of the lovely photography comes on 33: never did flour, milk, butter, and eggs look so good! The matches of fables and recipes are often clever, as when OF with its blowout frog is matched with soufflé aux champignons. After all, a soufflé is also something blown out. Rabier's OF on 34 is one of his best! The fable of WL is joined with a recipe for lamb hamburgers (44)! 2P and a beautiful soup toureen are presented together with two recipes for soup (64). Among the best photographs is one juxtaposing a vase and a shallow soupbowl (76), just across from FS. Pages 90-91 present a great spread of whipped cream, jam, a cake mold, and the cake that is fresh out of the mold. Yum! Romain's most arresting image is a two-page spread on Le Petit Cirque on 110-111. What does it have to do with anything here? This book is beautifully constructed.en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityRédaction des recettes: Coco Jobarden_US
dc.publisherAgnes Vienot Editionsen_US
dc.subject.lccTX719.L3T33 2012en_US
dc.titleÀ table avec Jean de La Fontaine: 55 recettes fabuleuses et morales de nos campagnesen_US
dc.typeBook, Whole
dc.publisher.locationParisen_US
dc.description.noteLanguage note: Frenchen_US
dc.acquired.locationLibrairie L'Appetit Vient en Lisant, Parisen_US
dc.cost.otherCost: €29.90en_US
dc.cost.usCost: $37.40en_US
dc.date.acquired2012-07en_US
dc.date.printed2012en_US
dc.description.bindingThis is a hardbound book (hard cover)en_US
dc.description.coverThis book has a dust jacket (book cover)en_US
dc.printer.locationFranceen_US
dc.subject.local1Jean de La Fontaineen_US
dc.subject.local4Title Page Scanneden_US
dc.time.yr2012


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