My Vue: Modern French Cookery: Modern French Cookery

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Simon & Schuster Australia, May 7, 2007 - Cooking - 360 pages
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Shannon Bennett, the chef and owner of Melbourne's world renowned and award-winning French Restaurant, Vue de monde, takes readers on a tour of exquisite French cuisine. Sharing his passion and obsession with classical cuisine, Shannon describes his own experiences in some of the great kitchens of Europe and shows readers how to create in their own homes an unforgettable dining experience.
Recipes range from the deliciously simple, such as classical tomato gazpacho and the perfect mayonnaise, to the highly challenging assiette of hare which needs care and dedication to produce, but worth every bit of effort involved.

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User Review  - TheoSmit - LibraryThing

I really enjoyed reading this but it is really old fashioned. Think nouvelle cuisine. Huge amounts of cream. Who eats this? Read full review

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User Review  - jontseng - LibraryThing

Notably retro; the preparations have more of a touch of Escoffier than is common in European chefbooks e.g. voluminous catalog of classic potato preparations Read full review

About the author (2007)

Shannon Bennetthas worked in kitchens in England and France with such greats as Albert Roux, John Burton Race and Marco Pierre White. He is chef and owner of Vue de monde in Melbourne.

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