Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Next Cook The Books Selection: French Lessons, Adventures with Knife, Fork and Corkscrew

Hello everyone!
Just a reminder that our next book is Peter Mayle’s “French Lessons: Adventures with Knife, Fork, and Corkscrew”a joyous exploration and celebration of the infinite gastronomic pleasures of France. Mayle ( visits France’s most exciting foodfestivals, such as the Foire aux Grenouilles (frog thigh festival) in  Vittel, la Foire au Fromages (cheese festival) at Livarot or the Medoc Marathon in Burgundy where runners refresh themselves with bottles of expensive red wines. His tone is funny and relaxed and he makes you feel you’re on holiday too!
Mayle loves France and her people. Born in Brighton U.K. he and his wife live in Provence (South of France) . He is the author of  many books, such as “A Year in Provence”, “Chasing Cezanne” and “A Good Year” and has has contributed to The Sunday Times, the Financial Times, The Independent, GQ, and Esquire.
THE DEADLINE IS: Sunday, November 8th.
Please email me ( when your post is up and remember to link both here and to my blog (, as I am hosting this round.
Thank you!

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