Mastering the Art of French Cooking: v. 1 & 2

Mastering the Art of French Cooking: v. 1 & 2

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  • Paperback | 1404 pages
  • Penguin Books Australia
  • MICHAEL JOSEPH
  • Hawthorn, Australia
  • 0718156854
  • 9780718156855

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This isn't just any cookery book. It is Mastering the Art of French Cooking, first published in 1961, and it's a book that is a statement, not of culinary intent, but of aspiration, a commitment to a certain sort of good life, a certain sort of world-view; a votive object implying taste and appetite and a little je ne sais quoi. Julia Child was like Amelia Earhart, or Eleanor Roosevelt: she was a hero who'd gone out there and made a difference. Her books are a triumph, and also a trophy. AA GILL, The Timesshow more