In Foolproof French Cookery, and its paperback edition, Simple French Cookery, Raymond Blanc demystifies French cuisine and demonstrates how enjoyable the simple, creative act of cookery can be. He describes the basic techniques needed to create traditional French food and demonstrates 40 simple-to-follow versions of the most well-known dishes. With step-by-step instructions and colour photographs to accompany every stage from start to finish, all 40 recipes are quick and easy to prepare and use readily available ingredients. All Raymond's recipes are simple, rustic and completely delicious, and whether you choose quick and easy Oeufs en Cocotte or Moules Marinire, for a more elaborate meal, his foolproof instructions guarantee excellent results every time.
Raymond Blanc is the Michelin-starred owner of Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons and author of many acclaimed books including the seminal cookbook, Foolproof French Cookery. He has presented two series of Kitchen Secrets and three series of The Restaurant. Raymond was awarded an honorary OBE in recognition of his services to the British food industry.