In Search of Madeleine

  Marcel Proust's Recipes

Memory is essential for Marcel Proust, who tries to find lost time, and for people who want to discover old recipes.
Exploring the kitchens of Guermantes, Verdurin, Françoise and Grand Hotel Balbec, this book guides us through the Belle Epoque by presenting the most sumptuous novel dishes, such as the salade japonnaise, more traditional like the boeuf en gelée and simpler like the madeleine. This candy sparked the French novelist’s mind on a journey back in time, in which the taste buds unleash the most delicious but also most terrible memories.
Here you find a cooking guide to the Recherche which will make Proust's fans jealous and will intrigue new readers by inviting them to taste one of the most famous European novels.