Monet s Palate Cookbook

Author: Aileen Bordman
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
ISBN: 1423639987
Format: PDF
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The farm-to-table tradition lived passionately by Claude Monet beckons one to take a culinary journey in his footsteps. Written by filmmaker Aileen Bordman and garden writer Derek Fell, the book shares sixty recipes linked to Monet's two-acre kitchen garden near his home at Giverny, France. Included is detailed information about the vegetables he grew, plus exquisite photographs and descriptions of the house interiors and gardens capturing Monet's extraordinary lifestyle; French tips for entertaining; as well as recipes inspired by his cooking journals and places he visited. Aileen Bordman is the creator and producer of the acclaimed documentary film titled Monet's Palate: A Gastronomic View from the Garden. She has been immersed in the world of Claude Monet since 1980 and has more than 35 years of firsthand experience at Monet's home and gardens. She lives in just outside of New York City in New Jersey. Derek Fell writer and photographer, is the author of two books on Monet, The Magic of Monet's Garden and Secret's of Monet's Garden. He has a strong following as America's most widely published garden writer. His books on gardening, travel and art have been published worldwide and total more than 2.5 million in print. He divides his time between Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and Sanibel Island, Florida.

Monet s Palate Cookbook

Author: Aileen Bordman
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
ISBN: 9781423639978
Format: PDF
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Monet’s Palate Cookbook features recipes linked to Monet’s zest for living and the only known painting of his vegetable garden. The farm-to-table tradition lived passionately by Claude Monet has been brought into the 21st century, and the beautifully illustrated pages of this book, using sumptuous photography and Monet’s paintings, invites the reader to take a culinary journey in Monet’s steps.For the first time, chapters cover Claude Monet’senvious lifestyle, showing how his gourmet taste for good food, his house interior, his flower garden, vegetable garden and flock of free-range poultry are interconnected. Herbs and vegetables used in the recipes were grown in a plot based on Monet’s design. Some of the recipes are of French origin, such as the famous Provençal seafood dish known as bouillabaisse. Others are from locations abroad where he traveled in search of motifs to paint, such as the Savoy Hotel, London, whereMonet acquired their recipe for Yorkshire pudding, a cup-shaped baked dough that serves as a vessel to hold a thick brown gravy served with roast beef.

Everyday Monet

Author: Aileen Bordman
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062692984
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Bring Monet’s paintings and gardens to life using this gorgeously illustrated book that will teach you how to create a Monet lifestyle from your living room to your kitchen to your garden—from the documentarian and author of Monet’s Palate Cookbook, with the support of the American steward and all the head gardeners at Giverny. Aileen Bordman has long been influenced by the work of Claude Monet, one of the founders of French Impressionist painting whose esteemed works capturing the simple beauties of fin de siècle French life—from waterlilies to haystacks—have fetched astonishing sums at private auction houses and can be found in the greatest art museums around the globe. With direct access to Giverny through a pair of insiders—her mother, a steward of the Giverny estate, and its head gardener—she transports you to Monet’s garden at Giverny, the third most visited site in France, in Everyday Monet. Combining the history, palette colors, and designs of Monet’s gardens and paintings in this one-of-a-kind volume, Aileen shows how to encapsulate a home and lifestyle inspired by the artist. Filled with insights, step-by-step instructions, musings, recipes, gorgeous photography, and how-to graphics, Everyday Monet teaches how to grow a garden like Monet, preserve a waterlily inside the home, decorate a dining room table or a bathroom inspired by Monet’s aesthetic, and prepare foods that inspire your inner-Impressionist. Filled with lush photos of Monet’s milieu—from the gardens of Giverny to the streets of Normandy—and reproductions of Monet’s most famous paintings, Everyday Monet is a practical guide to finding ways to implement Monet’s beautiful designs into any home and garden, whether you live on a country estate or in a city apartment, and is a memorable keepsake Monet devotees will treasure.

Monet s Table

Author: Claire Joyes
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416541314
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A member of Monet's family describes life at Giverny in the painter's day and shares family recipes

Monet s Passion

Author: Elizabeth Murray
Publisher: Pomegranate
ISBN: 9780876544433
Format: PDF, Docs
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In this best-selling book Elizabeth Murray discusses the development and maintenance of Claude Monet's Giverny estate as well as Monet's color theories, design elements, and use of light and shade. Richly illustrated with Murray's lush photographs of the present-day Giverny gardens, Monet's Passion also offers full-color illustrations of the gardens drawn to scale and four Giverny-based garden plans that can be executed anywhere.

The Monet Cookbook

Author: Florence Gentner
Publisher:
ISBN: 9783791382883
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This beautiful book presents 60 of Claude Monet s original recipes alongside glorious reproductions of his paintings, scenes from his life in Giverny, and stunning photographs of the dishes. It s well known that Claude Monet was a gourmand as well as an artistic genius. His culinary journals are filled with detailed recipes and notes about what he ate and with whom he shared his meals. Now, sixty of those recipes are gathered in this elegantly produced book brimming with the colors and flavors of Giverny, France. Each chapter features recipes that were served in Monet s famed yellow dining room, eaten al fresco in the gardens at Giverny, or at several of the fine restaurants along the Seine in Normandy. Beautiful reproductions of Monet s art compliment the recipes, along with photographs of the artist enjoying these dishes with his family, friends, and fellow artists. The recipes themselves, selected for their rustic appeal and use of only the freshest ingredients, range from simple galettes and hearty casseroles to fine souffles, seafood dishes, and delicious tarts, cakes, and other pastries. A fitting tribute to the painter and his legendary aesthetic, this cookbook is the next best thing to sitting at Monet s table."

Monet s Garden

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Publisher: Frances Lincoln
ISBN: 071120988X
Format: PDF
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This behind-the-scenes exploration looks at the history of Claude Monet's garden at Giverny in France, and links the world of Monet the artist with Monet the gardener. Four chapters trace the garden through the different seasons of the year, paying special attention to the atmosphere and light that so preoccupied Monet and became the focus of his life as a painter. Throughout, the work done by Giverny's present-day gardeners is analysed to reveal the practical techniques of maintaining the most-visited garden in the world.

Secrets of Monet s Garden

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Publisher: Metro Books
ISBN: 9781586631932
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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In 'Secrets of Monet's Garde', premier garden writer and photographer Derek Fell unveils the mysteries behind Monet's planting philosophies, shedding light on the artist's use of color, sense of structure, extravagant combinations of form and texture, and favorite flowers. You'll also find scores of specific suggestions for incorporating Monet's exuberant style into your own garden, whether you are planning a small potager or an enchanting water garden. Filled with full-color photographs, as well as reproductions of many of Monet's garden paintings, this is a book that garden enthusiasts will find thoroughly enjoyable, both for the insight into Monet's garden and for the many useful ideas for bringing the painter's distinctive style to contemporary garden spaces.

Planting Schemes from Monet s Garden

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Publisher: Frances Lincoln
ISBN: 9780711217874
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This volume reveals the ideas and planting schemes that underpin Monet's garden at Giverny so that readers can replicate them. A short introduction to Giverny is followed by color photographs, with detailed captions describing the plants and techniques that make up the garden.