Colette Rossant


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Paris, France
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Egyptian Cuisine - French Cuisine


Colette S. Palacci Rossant was born in Paris but spent most of her childhood in a mansion in the Garden City district of Cairo, Egypt, raised by her paternal grandparents and a host of aunts and cousins -- all of whom excelled in the kitchen. Her closest childhood friend was Ahmet, the house cook.

At the age of 15 she returned to Paris to finish her studies and lived with her maternal grandparents. In Paris, under the tutelage of her stepfather, she met numerous French chefs and learned about her French culinary heritage. Then at 22 she married American architect James Rossant and moved to New York.

In 1970, Colette started a cooking school for children that developed into a television show for PBS called Zee Cooking S
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Average rating: 3.77 · 861 ratings · 110 reviews · 14 distinct worksSimilar authors
Apricots on the Nile: A Mem...

3.78 avg rating — 465 ratings — published 1999 — 11 editions
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Return to Paris: A Memoir

3.78 avg rating — 201 ratings — published 2003 — 9 editions
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The World in My Kitchen: Th...

3.54 avg rating — 81 ratings — published 2006 — 6 editions
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Madeleines In Manhattan: A ...

3.57 avg rating — 72 ratings — published 2008 — 2 editions
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Colette's Slim Cuisine

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Colette Rossant's After-Fiv...

3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1981
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Cooking With Colette

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it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1975
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Colette's Japanese Cuisine

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Vegetables

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Mostly French Food

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1977 — 2 editions
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