Chef Alain Rayv© divulges his secrets to delicious French cooking. In West Vancouver, people flock to the comforting French country fare served at Chef Alain Rayv©`s award-winning bistro, La Rv©galade. Now the delicious tastes and aromas of this successful little bistro can be recreated thanks to the restaurant`s companion cookbook. Accompanied by luscious photography and humorous illustrations, the recipes are easy to follow and rich in flavor. Rayv© also suggests wines to maximize the dining experience, and the book is organized by season to take full advantage of the fresh resources each season offers, such as: In the Spring: - Pork Shanks with Ginger and Kumquats In the Summer: - Chicken with Lemon Confit In the Autumn: - Duck Ragout with Wild Mushrooms and Chestnuts In the Winter: - Lentil Crv®me Soup with Grilled Bacon.