The book cover reads “An elegant collection of over 100 recipes inspired by the City of Light” and the content, pictures and the lovely hard cover with a cut out cocktail glass, certainly back that up.
Good photos, historic anecdotes, snippets and facts and – her favourite cocktails from all around France, served in Paris. Vintage, new, unusual and delicious cocktail recipes with clear instructions for mixing and a comprehensive ingredient list so you can experience a soupcon of French flavour at home.
If you find yourself lucky enough to be in Paris, then you’ll be able to find the best places to go and find these delish cocktails from yourself as the book has loads of details for the best cocktails in town.
Everyone will find a favourite in here. Perhaps it will be a “Corpse Reviver”, created at the Ritz Hotel in 1926 (lemon, Pernod and Champagne) or a “Bobo Parisien” – an intriguing blend that includes gin, St Germain, King L’Avion d’Or, rhubarb bitters, egg white and club soda. The book has 100 fabulous recipes from classic to mind-bobbling mixes and is a great fun read as well as cocktail bible with a hint of oh la la.