Bella... A French Life - The Cookbook

Bella... A French Life - The Cookbook Since The Launch Of Bella A French Life In 2013, Reviewers Have Loved The Novel For The Way It Immerses The Reader Into Rural France Helped In No Small Way By The Descriptions Of French Cooking That Bella Creates For The Men In Her Life Or While Dining In Restaurants.The Cooking Is Seamlessly Woven Into The Text Such That While Evoking The Sights, Smells And Tastes Of Normandy, It Isn T Easy For The Reader To Replicate These Themselves.So By Popular Demand, Here Is Bella A French Life The Cookbook.It Details The Recipes From The Novel With Complete Ingredients Lists, Methods, How To Serve And What Wine To Drink With All This Set Against A Narrative Of Events In The Novel That Inspired Them.STARTERSOeufs Poch S Au CurryAvocat La Vinaigrette Fa On FrancaiseEscargot La BourguignonneMEATMiroton De BoeufPorc MarengoPaupiettes De VeauFISH AND SEAFOODFilet De Merlan Au GratinMoules FritesCHICKEN, DUCK AND RABBITPoulet Bonne FemmeConfit De CanardLapin R Ti Aux Trois MoutardesCAKE AND COOKIESTarte AmandineSabl Aux P Pites ChocolatThe Author Hopes That You Enjoy Creating These As Much As You Enjoyed The Novel Bring The Smells And Tastes Of Rural France Into Your Kitchen.

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  • Kindle Edition
  • Bella... A French Life - The Cookbook
  • Marilyn Z. Tomlins
  • English
  • 07 February 2017

10 thoughts on “Bella... A French Life - The Cookbook

  1. says:

    Another reviewer has commented that Bella isn t just another Mills and Boon romance It most certainly isn t As a mere man not normally interested in that genre, it came as a very great and very pleasant surprise to me I was hooked from the start Rather to my shame, I ve never visited France, let alone Normandy, but this wonderful evocation of the sounds and sights and smells and tastes and essence of Britain s nearest Continental neighbour transported me right there It could only have been Gallic in atmosphere if it had actually been written in that country s beautiful language Presumably there s also a French language version of the book though I really liked the way the author counterpointed the very different characters of Bella s two Significant Others Jean Louis from her past, related in flashback, and English writer Colin looking for a peaceful environment in which to finish his novel, who enters her present Both were wonderfully drawn, although Colin was certainly the sympathetic Bella s sometimes troubled childhood as the daughter of an unfairly alleged wartime horizontal collaborator made her difficulty in forming a lasting relationship but her need for one nonetheless seem all the plausible and touching.I enjoyed the well rounded characters, such as gardener Fred and saucy waitress Alice, who stars in the French farcical restaurant scene involving drinking Calvados from a pistolet urinoir yes, it really is what you think it might be , prior to ...

  2. says:

    Traditional French Recipes.This is a beautifully written cook book, which not only contains wonderful recipes in various categories, Starters, Meat, Fish and Seafood, Chicken, Duck and Rabbit, Cake and Cookies but also provides the reader with the correct solution to that age old question Which Wine With What It is universally accepted, that the French are a nation of food lovers, producing recipes using exquisite ingredients Living here, in France the importance of food is really bought home to you The dinner table is the place for the family, eating and discussing topics, sometimes for hours at a time, over numerous courses of delicious food, which is freshly produced, and enjoyed with a fine glass or two of wine.I have already read Bella A French Life, and followed her fortunes, firstly as a paediatrician and then as a busy guest house keeper, so, I immediately felt at home with her in le Presbytere The author sets the scenes beautifully with each recipe, which Bella shares with us The recipes have either been made by herself, prepared by her wonderful chef Gertrude Duc, or enjoyed in the restaurants near to her home on the Normandy coast.Some of the dishes you will recognise, others will be new to you The only advice I will give is that, whether you are an experienced cook or not, there are recipes for everyone Most importantly, as Bella says you can improvise, it s okay, tailor them to suit you, or the person s you are cooking for, that...

  3. says:

    A wonderful story.Set in Normandy, France this is a love story, which was born in the tragedy of war When Bella s parents fell in love, it was against all the rules, however, rules, as they say, are there to be broken, and in the face of adversity, their love endured.If you live, or have lived in a small rural community, you will know that although they are tight knit and very supportive, these communities forget nothing, events are retold through generations even after many years ha...

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