Roger Vergé, proprietor of the famous Moulin de Mougins near Cannes, is a master of modern cuisine. Following the resounding success of his prize-winning Entertaining in the French Style, this fully updated edition of New Entertaining in the French Style showcases contemporary versions of over fifty of Vergé's signature dishes, which are characterized by the generous use of Provençal herbs and market-fresh vegetables.In his introduction, Vergé explains the finer points of hosting, adding an easy sophistication and contemporary elegance to his elements of basic entertaining. Details include shopping for ingredients, selecting wines and cheeses, and creating exquisite table settings and decorations. He then represents twelve of his favorite seasonal and occasional menus, including "A Luncheon of Flowers," "The Herbs of Provence," "A Party Menu," and "Dinner at the Mougins," among others. Simplified step-by-step recipe instructions and preparation times ensure success for a sumptuous variety of dishes including Warm Rock Lobster Salad with Orange Butter Sauce, Chicken with Aromatic Vegetables and Lemon, Roast Rack of Lamb with Thyme Flowers, and Individual Apple Walnut Tarts.Vergé's informal yet instructive narrative will benefit both novice and experienced cook. Complete with engaging personal observations and anecdotes, it is accompanied by one hundred full-color photographs by Pierre Hussenot that embrace the color of Provence with brilliant images of market scenes, outdoor table settings, fresh ingredients, and prepared dishes.Continuing its tradition as a valuable culinary resource, Roger Vergé's New Entertaining in the French Style will add a contemporary Provençal flair to any table.