Author(s): Manu Feildel
I want to encourage people to enjoy cooking and sharing great, inexpensive, easy-to-prepare meals with family and friends. Cooking should be celebrated as an everyday thing.' After a recent trip to his homeland, Australia's best-loved French chef, Manu Feildel, was inspired by a way of life that values the quality of food, and the importance of sharing it around a table each day. If you think cooking French food involves tricky techniques and long lists of ingredients, you'll love these easy dishes. From Manu's take on vol au vents, quiche and crepes, to perfect steak with red-wine and little chocolate pots for dessert, Manu shows you how to enjoy cooking French food at home every day.
Manu Feildel is the charming French-Australian chef of the acclaimed L'etoile Restaurant in Sydney's Paddington. He is well known and loved for his role as a co-host on Channel 7's breakout television program, My Kitchen Rules, and has made appearances on the first season of Channel 10's MasterChef Australia as well as many seasons of Ready, Steady, Cook. Raised in Brittany, France, after leaving school, Manu trained as a circus performer before discovering his calling as a chef, following in his father's footsteps.