Once upon a time, in a castle far, far away...

Mimi Thorisson's story plays like a romantic dream—moving into an abandoned old château in Médoc, France, bringing it back to life, and befriending local farmers and artisans along the way. Alongside the sumptuous photography (taken by her husband), Mimi shares over 100 recipes for simple French cooking, inspired by her life there and the people she has met. The dishes are ones the phrase "tuck into" were invented for: Wine Harvest Pot au Feu, White Asparagus Souffle, Comte and Mimolette Mac and Cheese, and Salted Butter Chocolate Cake. Mimi's world is so seducing, you might not want to come back.

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Comes with a signed bookplate.

  • Length: 336 pages
  • Author: Mimi Thorisson