Excellent book for people who likes to have the basics of cooking.
This copy is very similar to the latest versions form 2000 on, but if you have an older version it's worth the expense to update to this edition.
For those of us who worship at the altar of classic French technique and cuisine, the Larousse Gastronomique is our Bible.
If you're looking for a book filled with recipes or a flavor dictionary, look somewhere else. But if you want to learn the different culinary terms and some culinary history, then... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Maxine Mason
It's LAROUSSE... if you know what it is, you want it. if you don't know what it is, keep moving along. My wife and I love this book - you can get lost in here.Published 1 month ago by I.B. Miller
A must have culinary desk reference. Passages A - Z of cooking practices, procedures, and ingredients.Published 1 month ago by Carol Mayer
This book has so much more information than I had hoped for, written so that everyone can understand it. A few things I wish had more detail but on the whole I'm glad we got it.Published 3 months ago by M. Weber
This is a great reference book that one can use as a student or a gourmet chef. I would absolutely recommend for all who have a passion for preparing foods.Published 8 months ago by Benjamin Leubner
just the one book you need in your kitchen.
Keep it handy
use it as a dictionary for quick search
It is ok if it gets dirty and all detroyed!
Excellent resource, beautiful photos, a must have for anyone in the culinary field. Great value as well. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Cindi Davis
This volume is a must for serious cooks. I only wish I had purchased it years ago. It is not for the casual dabbler but for those who want to increase their knowledge and are... Read morePublished 9 months ago by dragon