Picnic in Provence

Picnic in Provence

A Memoir With Recipes

Book - 2015
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The author describes how she and her husband moved from cosmopolitan Paris to rural Provence after their son was born, the beginning of their adventures as culinary entrepreneurs, and their initiation into classic Provencal cuisine.
Publisher: New York :, Little, Brown and Company,, 2015
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780316246163
0316246166
Characteristics: ix, 368 pages ; 22 cm

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JCLStefanieE Sep 18, 2015

Peppered with new recipes throughout, PICNIC IN PROVENCE is a delightful look at French life from an outsider who has worked diligently to become an insider. Bard draws perceptive and entertaining descriptions of the quirky members of her new community. Elizabeth Bard's books are a true treat and great for a stay-cation. Bon Appetit!

jhauge Jul 12, 2015

Picnic in Provence (April 2015) by Elizabeth Bard, author of Lunch in Paris
Picnic in Provence is a memoir style foodie book by American journalist, Elizabeth Bard. Full of French charm, the book follows the journey of Elizabeth and her French husband as they expect their first child and move from their urban life in Paris to the quaint village Céreste in Provence. Incorporating French cuisine and the local ingredients of Provence into their lives as new parents and new homeowners, Bard then includes the mouth-watering recipes at the end of each chapter.

ehbooklover Jun 22, 2015

I really enjoyed Bard’s first memoir, “Lunch in Paris”, so I decided to read this follow up. I’m glad that I did. This title is still full of yummy food and a beautiful setting, but it's also about choosing to chase your dreams instead of settling for financial security at the expense of your happiness. An inspiring read!

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