These cookbooks can be found online, used for about $5 or $6 each. They are worth the fun of reading the short stories and making delicious food – whether you like desserts, green vegetables, meat, mushrooms or whole meals. They will give you real tastes of French food – wonderfully flavored, well-spiced, perfectly cooked and presented without too much flair, but with elegance.
- Bistro Cooking, Patricia Wells
- Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Julia Child, Louisette BerthtolleSimone Beck
Two volumes, great classical recipes with easy to follow instructions.
These books are easy to find online, used and are fun just to read