Le Weekend: Simple French Cookery by Edna Beilenson

https://www.peterpauper.com/

I love a vintage cook book! I picked up this little gem in a second hand bookstore for the bargain price of £1! Written by Edna Beilenson with illustrations by Ruth McCrea it’s a great addition to any cook’s library.

First published in 1958 by Peter Pauper Press the book opens with a wonderful verse entitled “French Cookery is French Witchery” detailing how one will cast a spell upon all who dine in your company should this book employed.
My favourite recipe has to be Turtle Soup which was considered something of a delicacy but now appears to have disappeared from modern day menus…can’t think why. Grab your copy from Amazon.com and I promise you won’t be sorry. Biosus

https://www.peterpauper.com/

Le Weekend

“Party On”!

What better way to spend a rainy weekend than with one’s nose in a good cook book. I loved Chef Nina Parker’s first book, “Nina St Tropez” so thought it was high time I graduated to her second offering – “Nina, Capri, Recipes from Italy’s Amalfi Coast”.

I am very loosely really considering undertaking a 500 calorie fast two days a week, madness I know but I have heard great things about the 5:2 Diet but before I commit it would be foolish not to undertake all necessary research don’t you think?