• The book that took the fear out of cooking | The Cook's Cook

    2 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    Why Julia Child's book Mastering the Art of French Cooking is still the go-to cookbook of the celebrated River Cafe chef Before I surfaced as an Italian chef, the dish I loved to cook was souffle. I learned how to make them from Julia Child's debut, Mastering the Art of French Cooking. I first started cooking - home cooking, that is - when my husband Richard and I lived in Paris in the 70s, and Child was a big influence. I loved that cookbook because she was so precise in her recipes - I always felt that, if you followed them to the letter, you could never fail. She gave you the diameter...
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