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Smoke

Smoke

If destroying
space is
essential,
then
the objective
is to keep
the departure
for man
as logical.
This experiment
of being,
deduced
to smoke
and fire.


From page 264 of The Complete Guide to the Art of Modern Cookery by Auguste Escoffier, translated by H. L. Cracknell and R. J. Kaufmann (John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1979).

Cut

Cut

Blackened,
the
stumps
dot
the
surface
and
curl,
cut
in
the
form
of
a
carcass.


From page 418 of The Complete Guide to the Art of Modern Cookery by Auguste Escoffier, translated by H. L. Cracknell and R. J. Kaufmann (John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1979).

Spoil

Spoil

This
suspension
of time
sinks
without
spoil.
Extract
the ordinary
and use
it all, rather
than be
perfect.


From page 40 of The Complete Guide to the Art of Modern Cookery by Auguste Escoffier, translated by H. L. Cracknell and R. J. Kaufmann (John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1979).

Split

Split

The present
is not
absolutely
necessary,
when split
from the
head.
Use the
pieces
to keep
warm.


From page 246 of The Complete Guide to the Art of Modern Cookery by Auguste Escoffier, translated by H. L. Cracknell and R. J. Kaufmann (John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1979).

Claws

Claws

The day
before
claws
a touch,
like the
hard
garnish
of a
shell.


From page 242-243 of The Complete Guide to the Art of Modern Cookery by Auguste Escoffier, translated by H. L. Cracknell and R. J. Kaufmann (John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1979).

Taste

Taste

Sense that
it must
be a small
reason,
when the
solution
is to
remove
almost
all of
the taste
of waiting.


From page 470 of The Complete Guide to the Art of Modern Cookery by Auguste Escoffier, translated by H. L. Cracknell and R. J. Kaufmann (John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1979).

Float

Float

When
turned
out
by
habits
and
haunts,
float
doubtful
of the
correct
way
up.


From page 178 of The Complete Guide to the Art of Modern Cookery by Auguste Escoffier, translated by H. L. Cracknell and R. J. Kaufmann (John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1979).

Break

Break

The
reason
for
undesirable
observations
rival
the
delicacy,
of a
break
in the
necessary.


From page 240 of The Complete Guide to the Art of Modern Cookery by Auguste Escoffier, translated by H. L. Cracknell and R. J. Kaufmann (John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1979).

Whole

Whole

It is
difficult
to become
whole.
Remembering
that loss
is fact.
There is
nothing
among
halves.


From page 198 of The Complete Guide to the Art of Modern Cookery by Auguste Escoffier, translated by H. L. Cracknell and R. J. Kaufmann (John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1979).

Caught

Caught

A dome
of green
filled with
distance.
The star
stuffed
edge
caught in
remembering
that view,
of the river.


From page 200 of The Complete Guide to the Art of Modern Cookery by Auguste Escoffier, translated by H. L. Cracknell and R. J. Kaufmann (John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1979).

Roll

Roll

Raw
as
a
secret,
the
picked
heads
roll
and
boil
when
opened.


From page 127 of The Complete Guide to the Art of Modern Cookery by Auguste Escoffier, translated by H. L. Cracknell and R. J. Kaufmann (John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1979).

Tender

Tender

Whatever
should be
in the spring,
only the
flower
is tender.


From page 486 of The Complete Guide to the Art of Modern Cookery by Auguste Escoffier, translated by H. L. Cracknell and R. J. Kaufmann (John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1979).

 Pluches

Pluches

Bring to
the belly
tender
pluches.
Take the
last slice
of bread.
As for
water,
be
pearls.


From page 90 of The Complete Guide to the Art of Modern Cookery by Auguste Escoffier, translated by H. L. Cracknell and R. J. Kaufmann (John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1979).

Yield

Yield

Lay on the edge.
Extend neck
and back
from the flesh.
Alone,
is to discard
carefully
and prepare
a knuckle
for the
first yield
and adjust.


From page 118 of The Complete Guide to the Art of Modern Cookery by Auguste Escoffier, translated by H. L. Cracknell and R. J. Kaufmann (John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1979).

Pinch

Pinch

Allow
the heart
to soak
and swell
in pieces of
orange peel.
A housewife’s
pinch crushed
each pan.


From page 110 of The Complete Guide to the Art of Modern Cookery by Auguste Escoffier, translated by H. L. Cracknell and R. J. Kaufmann (John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1979).

Closed

Closed

Stiff, 
otherwise
crushed
together
with rain.
The colour
pronounced
pistachios.
Crack
by hand
each
tightly
closed
container.


From pages 518-519 of The Complete Guide to the Art of Modern Cookery by Auguste Escoffier, translated by H. L. Cracknell and R. J. Kaufmann (John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1979).
 

Eyes Large

Eyes Large

In mind
cover
the eyes
large
and
speaking
with
the
back
of a
knife.


From page 206 of The Complete Guide to the Art of Modern Cookery by Auguste Escoffier, translated by H. L. Cracknell and R. J. Kaufmann (John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1979).

Stun

Stun

Stun the flesh split. 
Open in sheets.
Flush the head
inside a river
which is fragile
and caught.
Be abundant then
plunged, to become
clean and most common.


From page 202-203 of The Complete Guide to the Art of Modern Cookery by Auguste Escoffier, translated by H. L. Cracknell and R. J. Kaufmann (John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1979).

Soft-Fleshed

Soft-Fleshed

Before an omelette
or salad, there is no
consensus of the correct
method of fact into recipe.

For ten soft-fleshed
persons, arrange
bread with cups of water.


From page 432-433 of The Complete Guide to the Art of Modern Cookery by Auguste Escoffier, translated by H. L. Cracknell and R. J. Kaufmann (John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1979).

Cover

Cover

Cover the partially
detached moment in suitable
segments of raw tomato cut thick
and serve immediately.
When overlapping minutes express a touch
of place, prepare to drain the wine.


From page 220-222 of The Complete Guide to the Art of Modern Cookery by Auguste Escoffier, translated by H. L. Cracknell and R. J. Kaufmann (John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1979).