Antoine Alciatore opened the doors of his modest little restaurant on Rue St. Louis in the New Orleans French Quarter in 1840. The recipes contained in this cookbook are the originals created by him and his descendants and have been collected in this volume for the benefit of lovers of fine cuisine the world over.
Roy F. Guste Jr. , the past 5th generation proprietor of New Orleans ' famous Antoine's Restaurant has re-printed the valued and sought after, " Antoine's Cookbook " and intends to be re-printing, slowly but surely, all of his other nine cookbooks .
Roy Guste writes about the Cuisine of New Orleans, Louisiana, Creole Cuisine and a laboriously researched New Orleans Culinary History, and the history of Louisiana cooking. His list of cookbooks , among others include, "The Secret Garden" and "The Bean Book". His studies of food and food research are directly attributed to the authenticity, beauty and accurate history and recipes contained in these wonderful volumes.
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