Mastering the Art of French Cooking: V. 1 - Julia Child Reviews
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Newest Review: ... I tred the boeuf bourginoun (spelling ? ) from the book just as it was prepared on the film. It took HOURS.... I literally ... more
... spent the best part of my afternoon in the kitchen... ending up rather drunk by the end from all the sipping of red wine. The result however was excellent, sober friends confirmed this.
In addition to the french food however, at the start of every section there's a handy intro. For instance telling you how long you need to fry a steak of x Ounces for in what kind of pan if you want it medium rare. this info is invaluable to any cook. There are also so-called base recipes from which she develops more intric...more
Like the other reviewer, I'd never actually heard of Julia Childs until I happened to see the film when I couldnt sleep and it was on TV. It was such a marvolous story that I couldnt help but go and find a copy. I opted to get it from the library since predominantly Im a pastry kinda guy, I dont go near meat if I can help it.
It's such a wonferful collection of TRUE french classics. There's nothing half-arsed about it. Julia seems devoted to proper french food without shortcuts, I tred the boeuf bourginoun (spelling ? ) from the book just as it was prepared on the film. It took HOURS.... I literally spent the best part of my afternoon in the kitchen... ...
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