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In his long-awaited debut cookbook, celebrated chef Guillaume Brahimi creates exceptional food for friends in some of Australia's most beautiful houses. Join Guillaume as he opens the doors of seven private homes and his two internationally acclaimed restaurants, Guillaume at Bennelong at the Sydney Opera House and Bistro Guillaume in Melbourne. There are menus and recipes to suit every style of entertaining, from a formal dinner in Leo Schofield's heritage manor in Tasmania to a laid back lunch in the Pittwater home of Heidi Middleton of sass & bide. Witness the high theater of the professional kitchen as Guillaume shows us how to master his signature restaurant dishes, such as steak frites, basil-infused tuna, and his legendary Paris mash. Then discover Guillaume's favorite recipes to cook at home, from beef daube and gnocchi with beetroot, pumpkin, and prawns to dark chocolate mousse and vanilla bean crème brûlée. Stunning photography by Anson Smart captures the individual style and essence of each occasion and reminds us that the secret of a great meal owes as much to the people, the place, and the spirit of the event as it does to the food.
|Publisher:||Penguin Random House Australia|
|Product dimensions:||9.50(w) x 12.75(h) x 1.20(d)|
About the Author
Guillaume Brahimi is one of Australia's most respected chefs. He trained under Michelin-starred chef Joel Robuchon in Paris before moving to Sydney. His celebrated restaurant Guillaume at Bennelong, situated in the southern shell of the iconic Sydney Opera House, won almost every major accolade in Australian food, as well as international recognition. The restaurant held its last service on New Year's Eve 2013. Bistro Guillaume, his award-winning take on the classic French bistro, opened in Melbourne in 2009; a second venue followed in Perth in 2012. Guillaume launched his eponymous new restaurant in August 2014.