Author(s): Mireille Guiliano
From the #1 "New York Times" bestselling author of "French Women Don't Get Fat" comes a memorable look at the French appetite for oysters, the characters who harvest and serve them, and the compelling reasons why we should all enjoy them. MEET PARIS OYSTERA Love Affair with the Perfect Food MEET PARIS OYSTER is an engaging exploration of the Parisian love affair with the world's most sensuous shellfish. It centers on Huitrerie Regis, a tightly packed oyster bar in the heart of the City of Light, with an opinionated owner and a colorful cast of regulars. Part cultural journey, part cookbook, and part slice-of-life play, this book introduces readers to the appetites (gastronomic and otherwise) of Paris and its people. Beyond Huitrerie Regis, the French oystermen, and the other characters in pursuit of the oyster, Mireille Guiliano shares information on the best oysters around the world, their nutritional value, the best wine pairings with them, and a dozen mouthwatering recipes that will have readers craving, buying, and preparing oysters with confidence. So take a virtual trip to Paris -- indulge and enjoy!"
Mireille Guiliano, a former chief executive at LVMH (Veuve Clicquot), is "the high priestess of French lady wisdom" ("USA Today") and "ambassador of France and its art of living" (Le Figaro). She is the author of "French Women Don't Get Fat: The Secret of Eating for Pleasure, " the number 1 "The New York Times Bestseller "in the US. It has been translated into 37 languages. Mireille has appeared on "The Today Show," CBS' "The Early Show," NBC's "Dateline," "Oprah," CNN, among many national broadcasts, and has been profiled in "The New York Times," "USA Today," "Time," "Newsweek," "People," "Business Week," "More," "Travel & Leisure," "Food & Wine" and dozens of other publications, and she is the author of French Women for All Seasons, Women, Work & The Art of Savoir Faire, and The French Women Don't Get Fat Cookbook.