Score: 4
From 100 Ratings

Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume 1


  • Author: Julia Child, Louisette Bertholle & Simone Beck
  • Release Date : 1980-01-02
  • Genre: Regional & Ethnic
  • File Size: 15089209 Bytes


This is the classic cookbook, in its entirety—all 524 recipes.“Anyone can cook in the French manner anywhere,” wrote Mesdames Beck, Bertholle, and Child, “with the right instruction.” And here is the book that, for more than forty years, has been teaching Americans how.Mastering the Art of French Cooking is for both seasoned cooks and beginners who love good food and long to reproduce at home the savory delights of the classic cuisine, from the historic Gallic masterpieces to the seemingly artless perfection of a dish of spring-green peas. This beautiful book, with more than 100 instructive illustrations, is revolutionary in its approach because:• it leads the cook infallibly from the buying and handling of raw ingredients, through...

Score: 4.5
From 22 Ratings

Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume 2


  • Author: Julia Child
  • Release Date : 1970-10-12
  • Genre: Regional & Ethnic
  • File Size: 30047979 Bytes


The beloved sequel to the bestselling classic, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume II presents more fantastic French recipes for home cooks. Working from the principle that “mastering any art is a continuing process,” here Julia Child and Simone Beck have gathered together a brilliant selection of new dishes that will bring you to a yet higher level of culinary mastery. They have searched out more of the classic dishes and regional specialties of France, and adapted them so that Americans, working with American ingredients, in American kitchens, can achieve the incomparable flavors and aromas that bring up a rush of memories—of lunch at a country inn in Provence, of an evening at a great Paris restaurant, of the essential cooking o...