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 OYSTER
A 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 Huîtrerie Régis, 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 Huîtrerie Régis, 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 Cliquot), is "the high priestess of French lady wisdom" (USA Today). 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.