Francoise Branget is a member of the National Assembly of France. She represents the Doubs department and is a member of the Union for a Popular Movement. Jeannette Seaver is the author of three previous cookbooks, Jeannette's Secrets of Everyday Good Cooking (Knopf), Soups (Bantam), and The (Almost) No Cholesterol Gourmet Cookbook (Crown).
"Serves up a lavishly illustrated complement of French cuisine, from rustic one-pot stews to refined roasts and decadent desserts." --Chicago Tribune "I came away from an immersion in some of the 180 recipes wondering why anyone would cook anything but French food." --The New York Times