'I Know How to Cook' on Serious Eats

Q&A with Clotilde Dusoulier of Chocolate & Zucchini on 'I Know How to Cook'

"We had to remove a few outdated recipes, like one for a Mushroom and Banana Salad." 'I Know How to Cook' Recipes Eggs in AspicBeef Carbonade with HerbsPain d'Epice (Spice Bread)Apple MeringueAlmond Macaroons Je Sais Cuisiner by Ginette Mathiot, first published in the 1930s, is pretty much the bible of French cooking. You'll see it on kitchen shelves throughout France, usually faded with boeuf bourguignon-stained pages. For the first time, the giant, super comprehensive text has been published in English thanks to translating help from Clotilde Dusoulier, the voice behind the now six-year-old food blog Chocolate & Zucchini. It's a doorstopper of a book (no beach read here) but filled with classic preparations, hand-holding instruction, and charming illustrations by Blexbolex.... More

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