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Revised edition of the classic cookbook, originally published in 1961. --This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.
Julia Child was born in Pasadena, California. She graduated from Smith College and worked for the OSS during World War II in Ceylon and China, where she met Paul Child. After they were married they lived in Paris, where Ms. Child studied at the Cordon Bleu and taught cooking with Simone Beck and Louisette Bertholle, with whom she wrote the first volume of Mastering the Art of French Cooking (1961).
In 1963 Boston’s WGBH launched The French Chef television series, which made Julia Child a national celebrity, earning her the Peabody Award in 1965 and an Emmy in 1966. Her subsequent public television shows—Julia Child & Company (1978), Julia Child & More Company (1980), Cooking with Master Chefs (1993), In Julia’s Kitchen with Master Chefs (1995), Baking with Julia (1996), and her one-on-one collaboration with Jacques Pépin, Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home (1999)—were all accompanied by books of the same names. The Way to Cook, her magnum opus, was published in 1989, and in 2000 she gave us Julia’s Kitchen Wisdom, a distillation of her years of cooking experience. Her memoir, My Life in France, was published posthumously in 2006. She died in 2004.
You can't beat this old classic for some great recipes. They do take time however and beware of the kitchen equipment that will follow once you start reading.Published 3 months ago by Paul Arthorne
Absolutely beautiful books. The classic recipes all in these beautiful volumes. Very fun to read through if you like cooking, makes a wonderful gift. Read morePublished 10 months ago by indigocake
Wonderful books. The first recipe I tried was a bit ambitious and it turned into a train wreck due to overcooking. It became fuel, rather than food! Read morePublished 12 months ago by Chris Potter
Bien qu'il existe des milliers et des milliers de livres de recettes, on ne peut pas passer à côté de cette bible.Published 15 months ago by A. Paquet
Volume 2 has Volume 1 index in the back which makes it impossible to do a search by item in that volume. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Wendy Musselman
Great series of cookbooks by Julia. Has everything you need to know to become a great cook, not just the recipes but instructions on how to and why.Published on April 9 2013 by Daniela F.