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A glorious evocation of the legendary food of France.
Mirabel Osler writes regularly for the garden magazine Hortus and is also the author of A Gentle Plea for Chaos, The Garden Wall, The Garden Bench, In the Eye of the Garden, The Secret Gardens of France and A Breath From Elsewhere.Simon Dorrell is best known for his work as Art Editor and in-house illustrator for Hortus. His work also appears regularly in Country Life and he has provided illustrations for a number of books.Michelin-starred chef Shaun Hill has been cooking for twenty-five years, and is currently chef-patron at the Merchant House, Ludlow. In 1993 he won Egon Ronay Chef of the Year, and a Catey award at the catering industry's Oscars. He is also a research fellow in Ancient Greek at Exeter University.
'Much more than a cookery book, much more. It is a beautifully
illustrated travel book in its own right written by a highly
intelligent woman who has done us all a favour...in a class of its
own' * Mail on Sunday *
'Anyone who has driven through France with the red Michelin book on his or her lap will love The Elusive Truffle' * Guardian *
Warmly recommended -- Max Davidson * Daily Telegraph *