La Cuisine est un Jeu d'Enfants. Cooking is Child's Play

La Cuisine est un Jeu d'Enfants. Cooking is Child's Play
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Price :  £140.00

Michel Oliver. Preface by Jean Cocteau.

London and Glasgow. William Collins Sons & Company. 1965. English language edition. Originally published in French in 1963. Pictorial hardback boards, dust jacket. Unpaginated [c.100 pages]. Each page colourfully illustrated by Michel Oliver. 325 x 265mm (12 x 10"). 1.4kg. . French & English. Very good; dust jacket and boards have light shelf wear, one short closed tear to lower edge of front wrapper and two to that of rear jacket, price-clipped; no inscriptions, internally very clean except for a small nick to the top edge affecting four leaves.

A marvellously fun and irreverent French cook book translated into English. The author Michel Oliver provides recipes suitable for children (and grown-up children) and illustrated by him with colourful, witty line drawings. Classic French recipes include Onion Soup, Croque Monsieur, Cheese Souffle, Souffleed Sardines, Coq au Vin, Steack Hache aux Champignons, Mayonnaise, Bechamel Sauce and Pain Perdu. Jean Coctau provides the preface in his trademark hand.