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A Table

Recipes for Cooking and Eating the French Way
By Rebekah Peppler ; Photographs by Joann Pai
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Mastering the Art of French Cooking meets Dinner: Changing the Game in a beautifully photographed, fresh approach to French cooking and gathering, with 125 simp...
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"Leafing through my copy of Rebekah Peppler's new book left me with a deep, overpowering ache to host friends for a dinner party complete with XL gougeres, coq au vermouth, and a fig clafouti. I'm counting down the days, and instead living vicariously through the breathtaking photography in these pages."
—Food & Wine

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Mastering the Art of French Cooking meets Dinner: Changing the Game in a beautifully photographed, fresh approach to French cooking and gathering, with 125 simple recipes. 

À Table: Recipes for Cooking and Eating the French Way is an alluring, delicious invitation to the French table from Paris-based American food writer and stylist, Rebekah Peppler. It is both a repertoire-building cookbook and a stylish guide that will make readers feel as though they are traveling through France with a close friend.

New York Times contributing writer Rebekah Peppler shares 125 elegant, “new French” recipes that reflect a modern, multicultural French table. With approachable recipes, a conversational tone, and aspirational photography, À Table contains secrets for cooking simple, sophisticated meals and recreating the magic and charm of French life anywhere in the world. 

125 ACCESSIBLE RECIPES: Included are classics such as Ratatouille and Crème Brûlée; regional dishes, such as Basque Chicken, Niçoise (for a Crowd), and Alsatian Cheesecake; as well as recipes born of the melding of the cultures and flavors that help define contemporary French eating, from Bigger Bánh Mì and Lamb Tagine to Green Shakshuka. 

USEFUL ADVICE: Guidance on shopping, stocking the pantry, and preparing the table, as well as stories on French food culture, make this not just a recipe-driven cookbook but also a chic guide to modern French living.  

FOREVER CHIC: French food and the French lifestyle will never go out of style. À Table offers a window into an enviable way of life and is filled with inspiring, useful tips—perfect for Francophiles and anyone who likes to cook and eat good food.

Perfect for:

  • Home cooks looking for accessible recipes, relying less on fancy techniques and more on ease and accessibility. 
  • Fans of Rebekah Peppler’s work, including her James Beard Award-nominated book, Apéritif, and regular writing in the New York Times.
  • People of all ages who like to plan unfussy meals with delicious food and minimal prep.
  • People of all ages who like to host unfussy gatherings with delicious food and minimal prep
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 7 1/4 x 10 V
Publication Date: 04/06/2021
ISBN: 9781797202235
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REBEKAH PEPPLER is a Paris-based food writer, stylist, and author. She is the author of the James Beard Award?nominated Apéritif: Cocktail Hour the French Way and Honey, a Short Stack Edition. She is a regular contributor to the New York Times. Her recipes and food writing appear widely, including in Vanity Fair, Bon Appétit, Real Simple, Food Network, and more. When she's not working, you can find Rebekah cooking, eating, and drinking with friends in the 18th arrondissement.

Joann Pai is a food and travel photographer based in Paris. Her work has been featured in esteemed publications such as Saveur magazine, Condé Nast Traveler, and the New York Times.

"Envy-inducing photographs of dinner scenes and cityscapes appear throughout…As much a lifestyle guide as a culinary one, this is a no-brainer for Francophiles."
–Publishers Weekly

"Leafing through my copy of Rebekah Peppler's new book left me with a deep, overpowering ache to host friends for a dinner party complete with XL gougeres, coq au vermouth, and a fig clafouti. I'm counting down the days, and instead living vicariously through the breathtaking photography in these pages."
—Food & Wine

"As we all start returning, albeit sporadically, to life as we knew it, Peppler’s 'À Table' is a fantastic guide to re-learn how to entertain in a way that makes everyone feel like we’re back in the good ol' times."
—The Los Angeles Times

"A prolific food writer and stylist, Peppler cultivated a reputation for hosting relaxed, flavor-infused soirees in Brooklyn and Los Angeles before planting roots in Paris. In this savvy volume, she channels that laid-back style into stylish, sexy gatherings in the tiny apartment of her adopted city."
—The Atlanta Journal-Constitution