Auteur : Peter Mayle
The ultimate yes’>#8220;dictionaryyes’>#8221; for lovers of Provence: Peter Mayle’s personal selection of the foods, customs and words he finds most fascinating, curious, delicious, or just plain fun.Though organized from A to Z, this is hardly a conventional work of reference. In more than 170 entries, Peter Mayleyes’>#8212;bestselling author of A Year in Provenceyes’>#8212;writes about subjects as wideranging as architecture and zinguezinguezoun (in the local patois, a word meant to describe the sound of a violin). And, of course, he writes about food and drink: vin rosyes’>#233;, truffles, olives, melons, bouillabaisse, the cheese that killed a Roman emperor, even a cure for indigestion. Provence AZ is a delight for Peter Mayle’s evergrowing audience and the perfect complement to any guidebook on Provence, or, for that matter, France.From the Trade Paperback edition.