1. Gallantine. Illustrated step-by-step in my book. Get out the minced calf's udder and the pickled tongue! Ambitious cooks will follow it with the recipe just below.
2. Chocolate log cake (bûche de Noël). An edible crafts project with the kids that calls for making meringue mushrooms and marzipan leaves.
3. Bouillabaisse. Say "boo-ya-BESS". See the Marseille page in my book for the last word.
4. Baked Alaska. Oohs and aahs all around. Save time and construct it with store-bought cake and ice-cream but coat it with home-made meringue. What to do with all the leftover egg yolks? Make....
5. Mayonnaise. Julia developed her own special technique and before publication in "Mastering the Art of French Cooking", guarded her secret recipe with skills learned in the OSS.
6. Boeuf Bourguignon. Classic beef stew.
7. Calf's brains in brown butter sauce (cervelles au beurre noir). Does eating brains make one brainier? I'll not be the guinea pig.
8. Rabbit stew (rabbit ragout). After the pet bunny has chewed through yet another electrical cord: a solution.
9. Plain French bread (pain Français). Hundreds of pounds of flour and thousands of hours of experimentation went into perfecting this recipe. "How can a nation be called great if its bread tastes like Kleenex?" asked Julia.
10. Crème brûlée. Rich custard dessert with crispy melted sugar crust. As Julia liked to say, "Every woman should have a blow torch!"
a gift for my 6 year old niece who loves cooking shows & cooking. She loved itPublished 3 months ago by NAMI NYC
The actual story was very interesting. However, the writing style was AWFUL. My 3rd grader could not read it on her own. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Kathy
I really wanted to love this book. We recently introduced our 6 year old daughter (who loves food shows) to Julia Child's The French Chef and we thought this would be a fun way to... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
This is a kid's book? As an adult I enjoyed it tremendously. A great gift for serious cooks, and slender enough that they shouldn't mind slipping it among their cookbooks.Published 10 months ago by David Phillips
My granddaughter was going to do a report on Julia Childs and then also do a presentation.
This was just at the right level for her third grade needs. Very cute.
Funny and cute. It was a gift and she loved it. I see it lying around their home when I visit.Published 18 months ago by Pamela DeWitt
I bought this for my daughter who loves to cook. She just turned 5. I think it was a little hard for her to digest, and a little too involved and long for her, but the art is... Read morePublished 19 months ago by JF
I love to cook and think of new ways to present food.
The review of Julia Child Rules was super