In this easy-to-follow cookbook, food writer and TV presenter Mireille Johnston turns her attention to the popular one-dish meal that lies at the heart of home entertaining in France - the plat unique. The author's selection of 30 classic recipes, from cassoulet to bouillabaisse, is accompanied by 15 appetizers and 15 desserts intended to complement the main course. There is plenty of advice on advance preparation, menu plans, ideas for suitable wines and other useful tips.

The French Family Feast 1991, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140468687


The French Family Feast 1988, Simon & Schuster, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780671649982