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Daemon
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Auguste Escoffier (1846)

Escoffier was a legendary French chef credited with inventing peach Melba and other classic dishes. He began his career in his uncle's kitchen, and by the time he retired some 60 years later, he had directed the kitchens of several grand European hotels and earned himself a reputation as the "Emperor of Chefs." In 1903, he published Le Guide Culinaire, which contains 5,000 recipes and is still used today as both a cookbook and cooking textbook. How did peach Melba get its name? More...
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Original, in French: La bonne cuisine est la base du véritable bonheur.

English: Good food is the foundation of genuine happiness.


Auguste Escoffier
thar
Posted: Thursday, October 28, 2021 8:36:39 AM

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The trouble with the name Escoffier is I can't hear it without thinking of scoffing your food. Wolfing it down. Hard to take him seriously as a chef when he just sounds like a French version of 'scoffer'. Whistle


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Verb
scoff (third-person singular simple present scoffs, present participle scoffing, simple past and past participle scoffed)

(Britain, Newfoundland, slang) To eat food quickly.
Synonyms: gobble
(Newfoundland, South Africa and British Army slang) To eat.



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scoff verb (EAT)

[ T ] UK informal
to eat something quickly and eagerly:
I baked a huge cake this morning, and the kids scoffed the lot.

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