Julia Child revolutionized cooking in the US and Mastering the Art of French Cooking was the book that launched her career.
Having studied at the famous Cordon Bleu in Paris, she started her own cooking school, L’Ecole des Trois Gourmandes, with Simone Beck and Louisette Bertholle, and the three women began compiling the first volume of Mastering the Art of French Cooking. It was published in 1961 and was an instant hit. It remains the classic work in English on French cooking.
Read, then Cook
‘If you can read, you can cook.’ This was the simple, revolutionary philosophy behind Mastering the Art of French Cooking (1961 and 1970), written by Julia Child, Simone Beck and Louisette...Read more