On Rue Tatin: Living and Cooking in a French Town

On Rue Tatin: Living and Cooking in a French Town

Susan Herrmann Loomis


Susan Loomis arrived in Paris two decades in the past with little greater than a scholar personal loan and the contents of a suitcase to maintain her. yet what
began then as an apprenticeship at l. a. Varenne École de food developed right into a lifelong immersion in French delicacies and tradition, culminating in everlasting residency in 1994. On Rue Tatin chronicles her trip to an old little road in Louviers, considered one of Normandy’s such a lot picturesque cities.

With lyrical prose and wry candor, Loomis remembers the unbelievable recovery that she and her husband played at the dilapidated convent they selected for his or her new place of abode. As its ochre and azure ground tiles emerged, demanding situations open air the living fastened. From squatters to a surly priest round the corner, in addition to a close-knit neighborhood cautious of outsiders, Loomis tackled the social demanding situations head-on, via power dialogue–and baking.

On Rue Tatin includes scrumptious recipes that evoke the essence of this area, equivalent to Apple and Thyme Tart, Duck Breast with Cider, and Braised fowl in White Wine and Mustard. Transporting readers to an international the place culture is loved, On Rue Tatin provides a touching glimpse of the camaraderie, beautiful nutrition, and straightforward pleasures of everyday life in a really wonderful nook of Normandy.

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