Thomas Keller is the only American chef to have two Michelin three-star-rated restaurants, being The French Laundry and per se. The French Laundry, per se captures the beauty and essence of creating magic in the kitchen. With magnificent photography, endearing stories told by Thomas Keller, and delicious recipes you can incorporate into your own cooking, this is a book not to miss!
Bound by a common philosophy, linked by live video, staffed by a cadre of inventive and skilled chefs, the kitchens of Thomas Kellercelebrated restaurantsThe French Laundry in Yountville, California, and per se, in New York Cityare in a relationship unique in the world of fine dining. Ideas bounce back and forth in a dance of creativity, knowledge, innovation, and excellence. Ita relationship thatthe very embodiment of collaboration, and of the whole being greater than the sum of its parts. And all of it is captured in The French Laundry, Per Se, with meticulously detailed recipes for 70 beloved dishes.
Throughout, there are 40 recipes for the basics to elevate our home cooking. Some are old standbys, like the best versions of beurre manié and béchamel, others more unusual, including a ramen broth (aka the Super Stock) and a Blue-Ribbon Pickle.
The French Laundry, Per Se will change how young chefs, determined home cooks, and dedicated food lovers understand and approach their cooking.
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