Concise Larousse Gastronomique is the classic cookery encyclopaedia, known worldwide for its authoritative and comprehensive account of the culinary world, past and present. Larousse Gastronomique is an invaluable source of information for the enthusiastic cook and serious gastronome alike, providing culinary panorama of the present day and history of gastronomy in a single work of reference. Covering nearly every ingredient and cooking style in history; advice on using appliances; recipes; and developments in nutrition this paperback edition holds all the answers. - Nutritional Information. - Over 5000 entries. - Tips and advice on cooking techniques.