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French cuisine with an attitude

Anthony Bourdain's “Les Halles” cookbook offers strategies, recipes and techniques for some delicious French dishes. But you have to be able to withstand a little attitude if you’re going to learn to cook from his kitchen. With instructions like "You screwed up, do it again" and "You don't deserve to eat this dish," it's almost as if he's in the kitchen with you. Bourdain was invited on the
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Anthony Bourdain's “Les Halles” cookbook offers strategies, recipes and techniques for some delicious French dishes. But you have to be able to withstand a little attitude if you’re going to learn to cook from his kitchen. With instructions like "You screwed up, do it again" and "You don't deserve to eat this dish," it's almost as if he's in the kitchen with you. Bourdain was invited on the “Today” show to share his recipes and attitude with Al Roker.

Clafoutis

Anthony Bourdain

Cassoulet

Anthony Bourdain



Excerpted from "Anthony Bourdain's Les Halles Cookbook: Strategies, Recipes, and Techniques of Classic Bistro Cooking" by Anthony Bourdain. Copyright © 2004 by Anthony Bourdain. Published by Bloomsbury USA. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt can be used without permission of the publisher.