Butter, Cream and Wine

We seldom reblog other bloggers episodes but this hommage to a great chef from a sister blog is great. A part from that he used foie gras I am a big fan of M Bocuse! Read also President Macrons words about Le Chef: http://bit.ly/2GbdcfJ

Taste of France

Screen Shot 2018-01-21 at 5.41.33 PM”I like butter, cream and wine,” and not ”peas cut in four,” wrote Paul Bocuse, the French ”pope of gastronomy,” who died Saturday, just shy of his 92st birthday.

The father of Nouvelle Cuisine, Bocuse influenced how most of us eat today. Despite his penchant for butter, cream and wine, he gave dishes a lighter twist that is now taken for granted. Lighter doesn’t need to mean bland; he also said that good cuisine isn’t about fancy products but about seasonings, which should be added using one’s fingertips: ”Touch is fundamental.”

The story about the birth of Nouvelle Cuisine (New Cooking) is that Henri Gault et Christian Millau, of the restaurant guide that carries their name, had dined–very well–at lunch at his restaurant and it was so good they came back for dinner, asking for something light. Bocuse served them a salad of green beans, cooked but still crunchy, with shallots…

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