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Jocelyne Sibuet has written this book in response to the many inquiries of her admiring guests who seek to recreate the French country style in their own home. From mountain-top chalets and beachside cottages to rustic farmhouses, Jocelyn shows how to use colors from nature, make different styles work together, and find sources of inspiration for every corner of your home: livingrooms, bedrooms, gardens, terraces, and kitchens. And no kitchen would be complete without the irresistible scent of her authentic cooking wafting through the doorway. Each chapter features Jocelyn's recipes, which range from breakfast muesli and spiced hot chocolate to a grand Christmas dinner. Other recipes include raspberry wine, baked sea bream, vegetable tart, cuttlefish ink risotto, lemon mousse, and blueberry tart. Jocelyn's own black book of the best sources for these French country goods completes the text with the best addresses for fabric, furniture, antiques, and regional products.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9782080304735
ISBN-10: 2080304739
Format: Hardback
(275mm x 230mm x 19mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Flammarion
Publisher: Editions Flammarion
Publish Date: 18-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: France

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Author Biography - Jocelyne Sibuet

Jocelyne Sibuet, who is France's answer to Martha Stewart, has spent twenty years as a hostess and hotelier seeking out the styles, flavors, and interiors necessary for creating surroundings of pure bliss. After the success of her first chalets in the Alps, which provided visitors with the charm of a family home with the ease of being a guest, Sibuet created homes in Provence, among the vineyards of Luberon, and on the Mediterranean Coast of the favorite travel destination St. Tropez. Catherine Deydier is a journalist who works for newspapers including Le Figaro and Le Monde and major French decoration magazines like Maison Francaise and AD. She has written a book about Moroccan beauty secrets, published in French by Flammarion. Guillaume de Laubier is one of the foremost decoration photographers working today. He has photographed for many of the world's leading magazines.