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Vergé, Roger. Roger Verge's Entertaining in French Style.

Translated by Stephanie Curtis. Illus. throughout with color photographs of Nouvelle Cuisine by Pierre Hussenot. 12x9", cloth, jacket. First Edition in English. NY: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, [1986].

Inscribed & signed by Vergé, dated 1991. Roger Vergé (1930-2015) is considered one of the greatest chefs of his time. He was known for his contemporary cooking style, often called cuisine du soleil, a variation of Provençal cuisine. Together with Paul Bocuse, Gaston Lenôtre and others, he is credited with inventing nouvelle cuisine - rejecting Escoffier's classic sauces and techniques and replacing it with fresh, local ingredients whose flavor stood out without the addition of cream and butter. Mild sunning to jacket, else very good. 

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