Drinking French — by David Lebovitz (The Iconic Cocktails, Apértifs, and Café Traditions of France with 160 Recipes)

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David Lebovitz, the New York Times bestselling author of My Paris Kitchen serves up more than 160 recipes for trendy cocktails, quintessential apéritifs, café favorites, complementary snacks and more in Drinking French: The Iconic Cocktails, Aperitif's and Cafe Traditions of France.

The bestselling cookbook author, memoirist, and popular blogger delves into the drinking culture of France in Drinking French. This beautifully photographed collection features 160 recipes for everything from coffee, hot chocolate, and tea to Kir and regional apéritifs, classic and modern cocktails from the hottest Paris bars, and creative infusions using fresh fruit and French liqueurs.

And because the French can’t imagine drinking without having something to eat alongside, David includes crispy, salty snacks to serve with your concoctions. Each recipe is accompanied by David’s witty and informative stories about the ins and outs of life in France, as well as photographs taken on location in Paris and beyond.

Whether you have a trip to France planned or unplanned in your future and want to know what and where to drink, or just want to infuse your next get-together with a little French flair, Drinking French: The Iconic Cocktails, Aperitif's and Cafe Traditions of France will make you the toast of the town or, at least, the neighborhood.


Format: New, Hardcover

Published: March 3, 2020

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

ISBN:  9781607749295

Pages: 304 pages

Dimensions:  7.3" W x 1.1" H x 9.3" L

 Weight: 2 lbs, 10 oz, before shipping

Rating: ✭✭✭✭✭


David Lebovitz has been a professional cook and baker for most of his life; he spent nearly thirteen years at Chez Panisse until he left the restaurant business in 1999 to write books. He moved to Paris in 2004 and turned his website into a phenomenally popular blog.

Author of The Perfect Scoop, the complete guide to making the best ice cream and frozen desserts at home, Ready for Dessert, a compilation of baking favorites, from an extra-moist Fresh Ginger Cake, to crunchy Double-Chocolate Biscotti, My Paris Kitchen, featuring stories and recipes from the glorious foods markets and shops in Paris, The Great Book of Chocolate, and two memoirs, The Sweet Life in Paris and L'Appart.

He was named one of the top five pastry chefs in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Chronicle. David has also been featured in Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, Cook's Illustrated, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, Saveur, Travel + Leisure, Better Homes and Gardens, People, and more.