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Backstory on the English Edition of Fernand Point's Ma Gastronomie

The LA Times' Daily Dish blog has some great backstory on the oral history contained within the English edition of Fernand Point's Ma Gastronomie:
The first English edition of about 30,000 books had been sold out by the early '90s. It was published by Lyceum, a small imprint run by Frank and Patricia Shannon Kulla, who [...]

Fernand Point's Ma Gastronomie

"There are many people who claim to be good cooks; just as there are many people who, after having repainted the garden gate, take themselves to be painters."
A new edition of Fernand Point's 1969 Ma Gastronomie is set to be re-released today (buy at Amazon). The cookbook/biography/hagiography, long out-of print, is one of the undisputed [...]

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