Larousse Gastronomique, the classic cookery encyclopaedia, is known worldwide for its authoritative and comprehensive collection of recipes. Originally created by Prosper Montagne and published in 1938, Larousse Gastronomique is an invaluable source of information for the enthusiastic cook and serious gastronome alike. This new boxed set presents all the recipes from Larousse Gastronomique in 4 handy volumes: Classic Meat; Classic Fish and Seafood; Classic Vegetables and Salads; Classic Desserts, Cakes and Gateaux. Contains over 2,500 recipes in total. As in the original, the recipes are arranged alphabetically for ease of use. Classic Meat Cooking includes: Boeuf Bourguignon Sauteed Rabbit Chasseur; Truffled Pate de Foie Gras; Roast Pork with Jerusalem Artichokes; Lamb Brochettes. Classic Fish and Seafood Cooking includes Salmon en Croute; Stuffed Squid a la Marseillaise; Turbot with Leeks; Stuffed Carp a l’Ancienne; Clam Soup. Classic Vegetable Dishes includes: Asparagus Veloute Soup; Mushroom Souffles; Sauteed Tomatoes a la Provencale; Dauphine Potatoes; Terrine of Leeks and Fresh Goat’s Cheese.Classic Desserts, Cakes and Gateaux includes: Parisian Croissants; Brioche Bordelaise; Three Tatins with Fresh Pineapple and Kiwi Coulis; Apple and Walnut Crepes; Spiced Gingerbread Fruit Charlotte; Chocolate Truffles with Cream.