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Star French Chef Releases a 'Fatty' Cookbook

by VR Sreeraman on  November 13, 2007 at 5:27 PM Lifestyle News   - G J E 4
Star French chef Alain Ducasse, who runs an empire of gourmet kitchens the world over, this week delivers a mammoth culinary treat -- a 1,136-page cookbook weighing in at six kilos (13 pounds).
Star French Chef Releases a 'Fatty' Cookbook
Star French Chef Releases a 'Fatty' Cookbook
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Gathering more than 500 recipes from 60 chefs toiling in Ducasse restaurants from Paris to Tokyo, Las Vegas and London, the "Grand Livre de Cuisine" (Big Cookbook) comes with a price tag of 215 euros (310 dollars) when it hits the bookshelves later this week.

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Like many of Ducasse's own intricate recipes, some require a fabulous amount of ingredients. An Australian barramundi dished up with a "geometry of vegetables and a strong cocoa sauce" lists 35 ingredients including the fish.

Famed for having two three-stars in the Michelin Red Guide -- in Paris and Monaco -- Ducasse this month opens at London's Dorchester and next month takes over the prized "Jules Verne" restaurant in the Eiffel Tower.

Source: AFP
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