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Ismail Merchant's Paris: Filming and Feasting in France
By Ismail Merchant
77 illustrations, including 57 plates in full color
Hardcover - 144 pages (October 1999)
Harry N Abrams; ISBN: 0810941627 ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.87 x 10.31 x 9.38

Film, food, and cooking are Ismail Merchant's great passions. And nowhere are these passions more intertwined than in France, where Merchant has made eight films, among them Surviving Picasso and A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries. In this treat for film buffs and food lovers, illustrated throughout with color photographs, Merchant serves up hilarious vignettes from his filmmaking days in France as well as mouth-watering stories about the many memorable French meals he's prepared and enjoyed. To top it all off, he presents his 40 favorite French recipes, from culinary masterworks created by famed four-star chefs to actress Jeanne Moreau's pâte de pomme.

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