Return To Paris by Colette Rossant
a Memoir With Recipes

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The sequel to bestselling APRICOTS ON THE NILE In APRICOTS ON THE NILE, Colette Rossant's bestselling memoir, we left her as a fifteen-year-old sailing away from her beloved Cairo to her mother's family in France. It is 1947 and Paris is recovering from the war. As soon as they arrive, Colette's mother abandons her yet again, leaving her with her grandmother. Lonely, frightened and homesick, Colette finds solace in the kitchen with the cook, Georgette, and discovers a love for French food. And it is through food that Colette finally finds happiness in Paris, skipping school to visit a farmers' market in Port de Neuilly and dining in famous restaurants with her new stepfather, a hotelier who shares her love of eating. Then at sixteen, upon meeting a dashing young American holidaying in Paris, she makes up her mind and never looks back...

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Colette Rossant is the author of eight cookbooks and a memoir, APRICOTS ON THE NILE which was shortlisted for the Thomas Cook Travel Award and was selected as a Radio 4 Read of the Week. A James Beard nominated journalist,she is a columnist for the Daily News and a contributor to many food and travel magazines. Colette Rossant lives in New York with her husband.
Published January 1, 2003 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. 256 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Cooking, History, Travel, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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