A necessary companion for the vegetarian elite, “In the Kitchen with Alain Passard” is available from Amazon and Chronicle Books. The cover of the new English translation of In the Kitchen with Alain Passard by writer-illustrator Christophe Blain depicts the master chef’s. For the comic book fan-foodie – In the Kitchen with Alain Passard: Inside the World (and Mind) of a Master Chef by Christophe Blain. The first.

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What I love is Passard’s scholastic passion towards using not only the freshest food, but growing it in the ideal environment. See how meals are artfully prepared, hear about Passard’s food philosophy, travel to the organic farms that supply his produce. As a graphic novel that takes you “Inside the World and Mind of a Ma Not having read many graphic novels, I initially found In the Kitchen with Alain Passard to be a bit too visually crowded and frenetic.

May 25, Loretta rated it really liked it Shelves: You know, one of those whose plot and title is something like, “The Ramen Whisperer. A delightful little book. Blain’s brief book is a bonbon, a soupcon of saucy, sensory overload, a hagiography of haute journalisme that will end up leaving its readers happy It’s a different approach than what most American I really enjoyed this book! Aug 26, Kate rated it really liked it.


Jul 22, Mike Sgier rated it it was amazing. I do wish there had also been photos of the food, maybe in a section at the end — it would’ve spoiled the flow of the drawings in the main book, but I’d like to see.

The way Passard pictures ingredients on the plate before cooking them, the ideas he has for his gardens, the way the kitchen is run – all were such interesting and new ideas for me. I was most surprised by the fact that Passard, one of the most celebrated chefs of France today, was actually more or less a vegan cook.

I now understand asparagus. Also, I wonder how true this all is. Just check out the bottom left panel on page 65, of Passars Alain working on a camping stove at night on his farm in Normandy: Jul 12, Sylvia rated it really on it Shelves: Interesting but hard to read because the lettering is sooooo small.

It’s a thrill just to be in the kitchens and fields with these masters and eavesdrop on their wisdom. The recipes are interesting and the chefs philosophies are clearly illustrated, but they seem impractical for most amateur cooks, either due to the ingredients or techniques necessary to produce them.

At one point, he explains to Blain that he had his gardeners plant turnip seeds in three separate farming locations so he could evaluate the turnips by look, raw taste, cooked taste, and blended taste and determine which location would yield the most flavorful and beautiful product. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Of course, there’s more to this book than just art. What a delightful confection!

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In the Kitchen with Alain Passard: Inside the World (and Mind) of a Master Chef

Please check your inbox and follow the instructions to confirm your email. Some of the book is a bit snobbish for my taste about serious restaurant culture. The book presents a portrait of the cuisine-artist as a series of vignettes, capturing the chef and his staff alternately creating and opining on their creative process, all interspersed with implausible recipes.

The thing that really carries it for me is that you get a good insight into Passard’s character and philosophy. Voor iedereen die een goed beeldverhaal kan smaken en graag kookt, een parel. This persisted until Christophe Blain’s writing and illustrations began to enhance my understanding of the composition of a recipe.

Not having read many graphic novels, I initially found In the Kitchen with Alain Passard to be a bit too visually crowded and frenetic. Wait for the instructions to arrive in your inbox 3.