WIN – 1 of 3 copies of ‘White Truffles in Winter’
COMPETITION – Scroll down for details on how to enter
They say sex sells. Well, so does food.
Tantalisingly seductive delicacies such as truffles, foie gras and caviar are tossed in along with adultery and romance. Just as Escoffier charms his lovers with his culinary talent and Champagne – preferably Moët – Kelby charms readers with a sensory treat.
The story is crafted around the bones of the life of French culinary legend, Auguste Escoffier.
The current day is 1935 and the world is on the brink of war once more. Escoffier, aged 89, has returned to his family’s home in the Côte d’Azur and is writing his memoirs.
His wife, the famous poet Delphine Daffis Escoffier, has one dying wish: for her husband to create one dish in her honour, as he did for so many others in his lifetime.
For romantics and foodies alike, ‘White Truffles in Winter’ is a literary feast for your holiday reading pleasure. You’ll be whisked away by N.M. Kelby’s passionate tale of France’s greatest chef, a man who is so much more than a talented cook.
Words by Emily Arbuckle. Read the full review here.
How to win…
MaVieFrançaise® magazine are giving 3 lucky members the chance to win a copy of N.M. Kelby’s ‘White Truffles in Winter’.
1. JOIN the Ma Vie Française® community for free and
2. In a COMMENT below this article, tell us:
If you could have one famous chef cook you a meal…
- WHO would you choose?
- And WHAT would they cook?
We will then select the best answer as our winner at 11.59pm AEST, Sunday 3 February 2013.Bonne chance!
1 & 4. Hannah Duke
2. Auguste Escoffier, on Wikipedia
3. White truffle san miniato, by Tuscanycious on Flickr