The Gold Cookbook Author:Loius P. De Gouy It is almost axiomatic that a cook book by Louis P. De Gouy means a culinary classic. In this present volume, Master Chef De Gouy offers his masterpiece - the long-awaited general cook book for American homes. A Monumental work that has taken many years to assemble, it includes nearly 2500 recipes for American and European dishes, planned to d... more »elight the palates of both the person of simple tastes and the bon vivant.
Mr. De Gouy has the gift of making cooking an adventure. Even the plainest dishes somehow become exciting; and for those of bolder spirit, there are many roads opening to new and unexpected gustatory pleasures. He writes with infectious enthusiasm for his subject, salting the book with anecdotes and amusing tales on the origin and the history of various foods and dishes, with bits of philosophy and poetry about the timeless art of cooking and eating.« less