My French Family Table

Recipes for a Life Filled with Food, Love, and Joie de Vivre

In her signature style of blending classically French dishes with exotic, modern twists, Peltre offers up recipes for each meal of the day plus the traditional French goûter (afternoon snack), as well as food that she cooks and especially loves to share with her daughter, Lulu.

Peltre ups the ante on what gluten-free foods can be—incredibly tasty, beautiful, and nourishing. Whole grains, colorful produce, spices, and creative use of ingredients abound. Peltre's bright photography, impeccable styling, and sweet storytelling bring the book to life. All these elements come together to create an inspiring collection of recipes for feeding a family and feeding them well.

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Author Bio
Beatrice Peltre

Béatrice Peltre is the author of the award-winning food blog La Tartine Gourmande (latartinegourmande.com), in which she shares anecdotes about her life, with food at the center of it all. She works as a food writer, stylist, and photographer, and regularly teaches food styling and photography workshops around the world. She was born and raised in a small rural village in northeastern France, in a family where food and its traditions played an essential role—this background has given her a deep respect for beautiful organic homemade food.

Her first cookbook, La Tartine Gourmande: Recipes for an Inspired Life (Roost 2012), has been featured in national and international publications, including the New York Times, the Boston Globe, Saveur, Whole Living, Fine Cooking, and many more, as well as on the Martha Stewart Show. She lives in Boston with her husband, Philip, her daughter, Lulu, and her baby son, Rémy.

Details
Imprint: Roost
ISBN: 9781611801361
Publication Date: 04/29/2016
Page Count: 392
Size: 7.5 x 10
Praise

"Béatrice Peltre’s beautiful new book, My French Family Table, makes me want to stand up and cook. These are gorgeous dishes, beautiful for their simplicity and attention to great seasonal ingredients. And of course, the photographs are stunning. Who wouldn’t want to eat this food? The fact that it’s all gluten-free is a boon too." —Shauna Ahern, author of Gluten-Free Girl Every Day

"I have always been attracted to Béa’s cooking for the way she so beautifully and deliciously weaves color, flavor, and fresh produce into her recipes. This book is breathtaking and full of meals and treats I can’t wait to make for my own family." —Sara Forte, author of Sprouted Kitchen and Sprouted Kitchen: Bowl + Spoon

"Béa’s unique mix of simplicity and style shines through the entire book, and her kind, approachable voice illuminates the beautiful recipes she shares. This new collection of hers is bound to inspire new and delicious traditions for your family." —Clotilde Dusoulier, creator of the blog Chocolate & Zucchini and author of The French Market Cookbook

"My French Family Table is focused around our favorite subjects—cooking and enjoying food with your family—and it is just as gorgeous, colorful, and warm as her first book. We also love how Béa makes gluten-free baking so natural, easy, and effortless. Truly inspiring!" —David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl, authors of The Green Kitchen and Green Kitchen Travels

"In My French Family Table, Béatrice Peltre has once again brought together a collection that balances tradition and contemporary tastes, the realities of the everyday kitchen and a subtle sense of luxury. With warmth and her distinctive, deft touch, the recipes feel wholesome, special, and thoroughly personal." —Tara O’Brady, author of Seven Spoons

"In My French Family Table, Béa reminds us of the importance of the table. To gather together for the meal, which need not be fussy or complicated, is really what is central in feeding a family. But the food is what brings us to the table, and Béa never disappoints there. The recipes are simple yet inspirational, and tucked in between her poetic words and stunning photographs are countless tips and tricks for making each recipe a success." —Ashley Rodriguez, creator of the blog Not without Salt and author of Date Night In

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