Classic French Bistro Cooking
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Pierre Koffmann

Classic French Bistro Cooking

Living legend of the kitchen, Pierre Koffmann held 3 Michelin stars at La Tante Claire for 15 years and taught Gordon Ramsay, Marco Pierre White, Tom Aikens and Jason Atherton amongst many others of the world's top chefs. Now it's your chance. Learn the fundamentals of French cuisine through 24 of his best-loved recipes.

  • Take your cooking to the next level

  • Self-paced, no deadlines

  • One-off purchase, lifetime access

The Course

Pierre Koffmann's French cooking influences began with his mother who excelled in the kitchen, but it was in the holidays, foraging and hunting with his grandfather in the French countryside, then watching his grandmother cooking nature's produce over an open fire, that inspired him. Exploring France in the 1960s, Pierre experienced the unique dishes and ingredients of France's regions, the "cuisine du terroir". Pierre brought this knowledge and understanding to his 3 star restaurant and to the chefs he taught, so many of whom are counted amongst the world's greatest chefs, today. Now for the first time, Pierre is going to teach you all that he knows and understands. Pierre shows you how to treat ingredients and create dishes that have incredible depth of flavour; decadent, luxurious creations all born from humble ingredients - taking full advantage of nature's incredible bounty. Pierre's lessons are practical and easy to follow taking you on a gastronomic odyssey from the farm house and the fields to the food of the finest restaurants in the world.

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Your Maestro

Pierre Koffmann came to the UK from France as a young man in the early 1970s. In 1977 he opened his London restaurant, La Tante Claire, and was awarded the maximum three Michelin stars. La Tante Claire became the hub of British gastronomy and Pierre, its greatest teacher. The number of top chefs who have trained under Pierre Koffmann is truly astonishing – Gordon Ramsay, Marco Pierre White, Marcus Wareing, Bruno Loubet, Tom Kitchin, Tom Aikens, Jason Atherton, to name but a few. Pierre’s protégés have now amassed more than 20 Michelin stars between them. Who knows where his course will take you…

Lessons

Course Notes

Course notes

70 pages

A downloadable PDF packed with Pierre’s insight, chef’s notes and easy-to-follow recipes.

Course Notes

What People are Saying

You won’t get another man like Koffmann. He walked in and the kitchen went silent. He was completely and utterly in control of everything he did. The things he executed to get flavours out of ingredients were incredible – he made me fall in love with cooking.

- Tom Kitchin

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