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French Chef Cookbook
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French Chef Cookbook

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by Julia Child, Paul Child (Illustrator)
 

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Julia Child is America’s first lady of food. Beginning with Mastering the Art of French Cooking, she has profoundly shaped the way we cook, the way we eat, and the way we see food. In The French Chef Cookbook, the beloved icon presents 119 of the delectable French recipes that first made her a household name, when she presented them on her first

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Julia Child is America’s first lady of food. Beginning with Mastering the Art of French Cooking, she has profoundly shaped the way we cook, the way we eat, and the way we see food. In The French Chef Cookbook, the beloved icon presents 119 of the delectable French recipes that first made her a household name, when she presented them on her first public television show. From Mayonnaise to Bouillabaisse, crepes to steaks, and delicious vegetables to delectable desserts, here are traditional French recipes, tested and perfected for home cooks to enjoy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307290670
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
09/10/2006
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Julia Child was born in Pasadena, California. She graduated from Smith College and worked for the OSS during World War II; afterward she lived in Paris, 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. Several public television shows and numerous cookbooks followed. She died in 2004.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
August 5, 1912
Date of Death:
August 12, 2004
Place of Birth:
Pasadena, California
Place of Death:
Santa Barbara, California
Education:
B.A., Smith College, 1934; Le Cordon Bleu, 1950

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The French Chef Cookbook 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 12 reviews.
WINDIE More than 1 year ago
This book is based on the TV cooking show Julia Childs had. The recipes are enjoyable and easy to follow. You can find most of the ingredients for the recipes at your local supermarket. Even my kids liked the food I made from this cookbook.
CraftNKats More than 1 year ago
A clear comprehensive cookbook by Julia Child. Presents recipes from her series. Easy to follow directions.
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