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The Kitchen and the Cook The Kitchen And The Cook Free Download Author Nicolas Freeling Easyfaroairporttransfers.co.uk Nicolas Freeling, Best Known For Producing Some Of The Finest Of Modern Crime Fiction, Began His Working Life As An Apprentice Cook In A Large French Hotel, And Continued Cooking Professionally For Many Years Here Is His Memoir Drawn From These Experiences, A Blend Of The Culinary And The Literary, And Includes Recipes.

10 thoughts on “The Kitchen and the Cook

  1. says:

    I ran across this in the footnotes of one of Bourdain s books as an inspiration for Kitchen Confidential The first book, The Kitchen Book , reads much the same an entertaining biography of a cook in post war France and England.Much of the book is the very entertaining minutiae of keeping a decaying French hotel or a ill conceived restaurant afloat In both cases, Freeling writes candidly of his professional short comings and how they re dampened or amplified by the various personalities orbi I ran across this in the footnotes of one of Bourdain s books as an inspiration for Kitchen Confidential The first book, The Kitchen Book , reads much the same an entertaining biography of a cook in post war France and England.Much of the book is the very entertaining minutiae of keeping a decaying French hotel or a ill conceived restaurant afloat In both cases, Freeling writes candidly of his professional short comings and how they re dampened or amplified by the various personalities orbiting these businesses The companionship outweighs the hardship, but not by much but Freeling s prespective keeps it from feeling weighed down.This is one of the few books I ve readthan once.The second book, The Cook Book , is an effort by Freeling to create a cookbook entire...

  2. says:

    I absolutely loved The Kitchen Book , but found The Cook Book a bitof a ramble Freeling s turn of phrase is sharp and pithy as he describes his early career working in kitchens he was quartering boiled potatoes with of all things a long ham knife p.92, KB What a wonderful picture One feels that there is much wisdom within the pages of The Kitchen Book And much give and take All cooks like to show off virtuosity, and restaurants encourage them since it is good publicity The I absolutely loved The Kitchen Book , but found The Cook Book a bitof a ramble Freeling s turn of phrase is sharp and pithy as he describes his early career working in kitchens he was quartering boiled potatoes with of all things a long ham knife p.92, KB What a wonderful picture One feels that there is much wisdom within the pages of The Kitchen Book And much give and take All cooks like to show off virtuosity, and restaurants encourage them since it is good publicity The horrors begin to creep in when all this art forgets about the nose and only clamours for the eye s attention No change from today, then This is definitely a book which every catering student would benefit from reading and be thankful for their training in an educational establishment prior to their final knocking into shape in a restaurant or hotel kitchen.The Cook Book is quite different Freeling muses on the practice of cooking dishes Unsurprisingly this acts to remind the reader that many but not all culinary tastes and...

  3. says:

    Nicolas Freeling is the author of two of the best books about cooking in the English language The Kitchen Book and The Cook Book have long been favorites of mine That they will appear under one cover, with the original illustrations, is fine news indeed I can t help regretting that Ludwig Bemelmans is not here to see this new edition of his good friend s prose...

  4. says:

    After a comfortable apprenticeship and with a good start, Freeling spent 15 years in hotel kitchens and kitchens throughout Europe where ever he could pick up work Hilarious narrative of some grand old hotels where the system reigns supreme from process to price, the system keeps staff, costs and food all in line Some unforgettable characters eking out yet another dish from bits and pieces croquettes, stews and soups The kitchens themselves, often so antiquated that I wonder how it was po After a comfortable apprenticeship and with a good start, Freeling spent 15 years in hotel kitchens and kitchens throughout Europe where ever he could pick up work Hilarious narr...

  5. says:

    Entertaining snapshots of life as a cook in the old French System Frequently referred to in Anthony Bourdain s Kitchen Confidential.

  6. says:

    i just love books like this kitchen confidential mid century france, and elsewhere.

  7. says:

    I am a huge fan of Freeling s crime fiction, the characters, the sense of place, the quality of the writing These memoirs of his early life as a cook in European restaurant kitchens are wonderfully written and give a vivid picture of post War life, society and food.

  8. says:

    Well written tour of the kitchens of Europe as a working cook, 2nd half is about how to cook Both tales are told in a conversational manner, that speaks directly to the reader.

  9. says:

    Sorry Mr Bourdain, this book didn t quench my thirst as an entertaining read I did not finish reading it.

  10. says:

    One of the few culinary memoirs I ve read that was genuinely distasteful There are better memoirs out there.

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