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I bought 'in Paris' 'Family Style' & 'Back to Basics' as a Christmas present for my wife. Review for Barefoot in Paris - I read it and just loved the in between sections e.g Cheese section & table dressing, quite interesting & different from most cook books. For me the recipes read OK, but the wife really likes it. Photography is very good too. Negatives are - all her books are designed more towards the American market. There could be a measurement conversion included and little things (this is the wife now) such as the wording i.e 'a stick of butter'? might be better explained or quantified. All said, this book especially, was interesting and I would not hesitate to recommend. A good buy!