Just Enough French
|Paperback / softback
|22 x 135 x 210 mm (H x W x D)
|New Holland Publishers
|Travel & holiday / Travel writing
When Sally and her husband Gordon decided to spend a month in France, they were determined to make contact with rural France and its people, despite the language barrier Just Enough French is the engaging and entertaining story of their journey: from visits to patisseries and cafes to encounters with cheese-makers and petanque players. Sally describes their experiences in vivid detail. With tales of mouth-watering meals around kitchen tables and in sunny courtyards, scenic drives over mountains and alongside vineyards, this is the perfect book for Francophiles, travellers and gastronomes alike.
Sally Hammond has written more than 20 books, including Bamboo: A Journey with Chinese Food, Just a Little Italian, Pardon my French, Playing Chopsticks and Australian Regional Food. She contributes regularly to magazines, television and radio Sally travels mainly with her photographer husband, Gordon, and their shared life has taken them from Fiji to Finland, along the Silk Road in China, and to the Shetland Islands. Theye explored southern Italy, France, India, the Marquesas and Mauritius, Vietnam, Vanuatu, Antarctica and Argentina and so much more. For Sally, travel is about meeting people and trying to understand what it might mean to live in a particular place, then attempting to convey its unique character in her writing. www.sallyhammond.com.au