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Bras: The Tastes of Aubrac (Hardcover)

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By Sébastien Bras, Pierre Carrey (Contributions by)


The story behind one of the most influential restaurants in the world, situated in the picturesque Aubrac region of France

With this long-awaited book, Sébastien Bras, son of legendary French chef Michel Bras, invites us through the doors of Le Suquet, his two Michelin star restaurant with dramatic views over the breath-taking countryside.

Through never-before-published recipes and specially commissioned photography, Bras tells the story of his family, where cooking is not only passed from generation to generation but is constantly reinvented and imagined. Grounded and shaped by the terroir of his home in Aubrac, Bras' cuisine is internationally recognized as one of the most influential in the world, particularly for having raised vegetables and herbs to an art form.

Featuring 40 iconic recipes, including Gargouillou of Young Herbs and Vegetables; Curry Cream Coulant; Onion Squash Aligot; and Potato Waffle filled with Beurre-noisette Cream; along with sumptuous and evocative images of the restaurant and surrounding landscape, Bras: The Tastes of Aubrac opens the Bras family album, showcasing the amazing story of a culinary tradition passing through generations of world-class chefs.

About the Author

Trained by his father Michel and top chefs such as Pierre Gagnaire and Michel Guérard, Sébastien Bras took over the family restaurant Le Suquet in 2009. Sébastien creates a cuisine shaped by its French terroir in various venues around the globe, including Paris, at La Halle aux grains situated within the Bourse de Commerce – Pinault Collection, and Japan, where the Bras will open a restaurant designed by Kengo Kuma.

Pierre Carrey is a French journalist who specialises in gastronomy, food, and sport. He teaches journalism and has worked for 10 years for Libération.

Praise For…

'An incredible look into a restaurant and family that helped elevate produce to an art form.' - Robb Report

'Elegant and evocative ... a love song to French terroir and a testament to how inheriting a culinary legacy (from father Michel Bras) promises continued evolution of refined French cuisine.' - Epicurious

Product Details
ISBN: 9781838662769
ISBN-10: 1838662766
Publisher: Phaidon Press
Publication Date: September 21st, 2022
Pages: 272
Language: English