In the Cote d Antibes, the benevolent azure radiance above and the blue sea rippling deep below seem to issue a challenge to all who stand in their presence: live up to us. The chef at the Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc knows this challenge well. As a permanent jury, the sky, the sea, and the earth sit in judgment of the daily feasts he prepares. And so he conjures up a cuisine that whispers its excellence while exuding agility and genius.
The spirit of the food at the Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc represents a certain squaring of the circle achieving the nigh impossible goal to satisfy, to delight, to nourish, to fill, to astonish, and to soothe. This is why the menus seem to fluctuate, downshift, and take back roads to their destinations.
From the food served in the famous Cabanas of the Hôtel du Cap, the grand Pavillon de l Eden-Roc restaurant, and the Grill to favorite recipes of the stars of the silver screen that stay here, this book presents a complete and appetizing array of fine dishes, some low-key and light, others mindblowing and complex all magnificently illustrated by full-page photographs.
After The Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc, which recounted the history of this little paradise bordered by pine trees, Cuisine & Cravings of the Stars offers recipes that satisfy deep desires, that are stripped of everything but the essence of people who finally feel happy and at home, somehow, thanks to the flavors they find on their plates ...
To be a chef at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc is no easy task. The sky, the sea, and the land - not to mention the world's most elite patrons - are always there to judge you. And so, the cuisine at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc is ambitious. It whispers excellence; it breathes with agility and talent. It satisfies, pleases, nourishes, gratifies, impresses..
In this magnificently illustrated cookbook, recipes from the hotel's celebrated grill, restaurant, and cabanas are presented in a befitting, luxurious format. Here are the favorite dishes of movie stars and moguls, each accompanied by a full-page photograph.