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Eat It: Alex “French Guy Cooking” On Croissants And Being A YouTube Star

On his popular YouTube channel, engineer, filmmaker and cook Alex takes an obsessive and exploratory approach to cooking. Across his 8+ years of video making, Alex has demystified and explored croissants, fried rice and mother sauces, and loads of other delicious fare. With Cam Smith on Eat It, Alex discusses his love of getting inside a recipe and breaking down its parts, and Cam introduces Alex to the “mongrel nation” cuisine of Australia.

Check out Alex’s videos here.

Images from Just A French Guy Cooking by Alexis Gabriel Aïnouz (Quadrille, £15) Photography: Dan Jones

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Listen to Eat It: Alex “French Guy Cooking” On Croissants And Being A YouTube Star41:0411 July 2021