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The Art of Cuisine: The Inventive Cooking of Toulouse-Lautrec

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Like many well-born men of his time, Toulouse-Lautrec loved food--planning it, cooking it, eating it, and talking about it. This culinary memoir features original recipes and exuberant drawings by Toulouse-Lautrec, plus a Preface by Alexandra Leaf describing the French culinary scene of the time. 15 four- and 17 two-color illustrations.
Hardcover, 164 pages
Published November 1st 1995 by Henry Holt & Company (first published 1930)
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Fatima
Aug 30, 2015 Fatima rated it it was amazing
I bought it few years ago ; Toulouse Lautrec is my favourite French painter, ( I even visited the Toulouse Lautrec Museum in Albi, a tiny town near Toulouse in South of France ,had a wonderful moment both watching his paintings and visiting the wonderful surroundings) . As I am very fond of cooking and art/ culture, this is the perfect book for me..164 pages, recipes and illustrations of Lautrec. This book contains the recipes that Lautrec and Joyant (co-author and childhood friend of Lautrec) i ...more
Jennifer
Aug 27, 2007 Jennifer rated it it was amazing
Gorgeous, perfect, totally impractical cookbook. In the culinary notes:
"This book was written in an age when recipe books were exciting but rather imprecise and when the reading cook was expected to share the author's love of cuisine as well as his implicit know-how. Instructions were erratic. Measurement was generally vague..."

Almost every page is treated to a beautiful sketch or full color illustration by Toulouse-Lautrec, and includes such charming recipes as "Woodcock With Port", "Roast Snip
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Amanda Hemingway
Sep 07, 2015 Amanda Hemingway rated it it was amazing
Found this accidentally at a yard sale - it's witty, fun and the recipes are quite good!
Linwood
Feb 09, 2009 Linwood marked it as to-read
havent read this yet. its out of print. if someone wants to sell this to me, i say go forward with it!
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Of course one should not drink much, but often.--Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
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A good time.
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