The French Chef Cookbook

The French Chef Cookbook

From The French Chef, the PBS series that began it all, here are all the recipes that introduced Julia Child to an American public hungry for more sophisticated cooking techniques. In this handsome new hardcover edition, home cooks will rediscover the recipes that made Julia Child America's undisputed expert on fine French cooking. With her signature devotion to culinary education, Julia Child takes her reader from novice to experienced chef through the essential techniques of her cuisine, from how to fry an egg to success with the most luscious and elaborate desserts. Julia Child remains the ultimate authority on French cooking in this country, and with this beautiful and accessible volume, her wisdom is available to all.
The French Chef Cookbook features:
*16 pages of photos illustrating Child's techniques
*Bound-in ribbon marker for easy reference
*Child's valuable notes on equipment and ingredients
*Step-by-step recipes for such classic favorites as Coquilles Saint-Jacques, Boeuf Bourguignon, Hollandaise and Béarnaise sauces, Pots de Crème, and Chocolate Soufflé.

Title:The French Chef Cookbook
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780307290458
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    The French Chef Cookbook Reviews

  • Linda

    What a fun cookbook to read! It's broken down by episode of Julia's Boston-based "The French Chef" TV show from the 1960s and makes you feel like you are going back in time and sharing Julia's experie...

  • Mary Ann

    A friend gave me this book in 1970, and I have, and still do, used it so much,it is nearly falling apart. A real classic and must have for all Julia fans....

  • Susan

    Although the recipes are a bit complicated for me, I still love to peruse them. Julia really was the ultimate French Chef!...

  • Martha Hall

    While I haven't made all the recipes - I read the book and found it great. I remember seeing The French Chef on PBS as a kid and being mesmerized by Julia Child's presence and form. As an adult and an...

  • Tamra Lagrone

    Julia was the original "celebrity" chef with none of the pomp and circumstance. She truly did what she did for the pure joy and satisfaction of cooking....

  • Steven Peterson

    This is a very nice cookbook. In this volume, one reviews the recipes that Julia Child featured on her TV series, "The French Chef." Not all recipes are quick and easy to create; however, the full vol...

  • JDAZDesigns

    We got a little hooked on Julia by watching reruns of her PBS show. [Don't watch them when you're hungry.] After a few of those episodes and seeing how easy she makes it all look, I rented the book fr...

  • Lisa (Harmonybites)

    This isn't the cookbook with which Child revolutionized how Americans cook--Mastering the Art of French Cooking. Rather, it's a companion book to her PBS show of the same name. As it says in the back ...

  • Mike

    Probably the second of her books that I bought back in the days of wood-burning computers.This book also covers the dark days of America's home chefs. Before the days of yuppie purveyors of cooking su...

  • Lynda

    I loved the show on PBS. I bought the book with my birthday money and proudly brought it home to show my mother. She looked at me as if I were crazy. "Your father," she said, "would never eat this stu...