French Guy Cooking is a YouTube sensation with half a million subscribers. A Frenchman living in Paris, Alex loves to demystify cooking by experimenting with food and cooking methods to take the fear factor out of the kitchen. He wants to make cooking fun and accessible, and he charms his viewers with his geeky approach to food.
In this, his debut cookbook, he shares 90 of his absolute favourite recipes, some of which feature step-by-step photography – from amazingly tasty toast and pizza ideas all the way to some classic but super-simple French dishes. Along the way, he offers ingenious kitchen hacks – a cheat's guide to wine, five knives you need in your kitchen, the secret to brilliant ramen – so that anyone can throw together great food without any fuss.
Aïnouz, Alexis GabrielPassionate home cook Alex is a self-taught, Paris-based food fanatic. His love for cooking can be traced back to his grandparents who both worked as chefs and to childhood holidays he claims opened his eyes to the diversity of things you can eat. A self-confessed food geek, Alex isn't afraid to try new things in the kitchen and discover the science behind his creations. Part of Jamie Oliver's Food Family, he shares recipes and tips with ever-increasing YouTube fans under the name Alex French Guy Cooking.