Judith Jones is a very interesting person.
If you enjoy cooking, if you enjoy browsing through cook books, if the secrets of great meals excite you, and above all if love good food then this is a book for you.
It's not that she lived a dull life, surely, but this is an awfully boring and uninspiring version of it.
I found the book most interesting, and difficult to put down. Very down to earth. There was nothing I disliked about the book.Published 8 months ago by Russell Rivenburg
This is a charming book: part memoir and part cookbook. Judith Jones tells how she developed her love for good food and its preparation. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Johanna Hurwitz
When I went over to my grandmother's house on the weekends, I would undoubtedly find myself making cookies or banana bread or some other such thing on one of the days we were... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Mirrani
I mainly bought the book to get the recipes, as I had bought her cookbook "Cooking for One." As it turned out, her memoir was much more interesting than I would have... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Ursula Wilson
This book was completely charming. The Pleasure of Cooking for One is also one of my favorites. What full life!Published 24 months ago by David
I came to this book eagerly, having enjoyed Julie/Julia and Julia Child's memoirs of her early years in France. Read morePublished on August 2, 2012 by Laurie
I learned to cook with Julia in the late 1990s and cooking has become a passion of mine. Julia has been credited as having taught America how to cook, and that credit is well... Read morePublished on January 1, 2012 by Justin
I loved loved loved this book, it was fascinating to read Judith Jone's past travels in France and Europe whilst having my taste buds tantalised with the recipes that she shares. Read morePublished on August 29, 2010 by catherine sloan
I found the content is pretty much as others have reviewed it -- interesting if you enjoy the subject matter, but not great or fabulous. Read morePublished on April 4, 2010 by Soozie