Julia Child

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Julia Child

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born
in Pasadena, California, The United States
August 15, 1912

died
August 13, 2004

gender
female

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Julia Child was a famous American cook, author, and television personality who introduced French cuisine and cooking techniques to the American mainstream through her many cookbooks and television programs. Her most famous works are the 1961 cookbook Mastering the Art of French Cooking and, showcasing her sui generis television persona, the series The French Chef, which premiered in 1963.



Average rating: 4.22 · 94,552 ratings · 6,184 reviews · 28 distinct works · Similar authors
My Life in France
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 52,336 ratings — published 1996 — 38 editions
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Mastering the Art of French...
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4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 25,011 ratings — published 1961 — 20 editions
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The Way to Cook
4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 7,892 ratings — published 1989 — 5 editions
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Baking with Julia: Sift, Kn...
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4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 3,813 ratings — published 1996
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Mastering the Art of French...
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4.44 of 5 stars 4.44 avg rating — 3,536 ratings — published 1970 — 12 editions
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Julia and Jacques Cooking a...
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4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 1,611 ratings — published 1999 — 3 editions
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Julia's Kitchen Wisdom: Ess...
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 1,025 ratings — published 2000 — 10 editions
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The French Chef Cookbook
4.32 of 5 stars 4.32 avg rating — 493 ratings — published 1968 — 20 editions
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From Julia Child's Kitchen
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4.39 of 5 stars 4.39 avg rating — 166 ratings — published 1975 — 5 editions
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Mastering the Art of French...
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4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 209 ratings — published 2011 — 16 editions
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More books by Julia Child…
“I was 32 when I started cooking; up until then, I just ate.”
Julia Child

“The only time to eat diet food is while you're waiting for the steak to cook.”
Julia Child

“The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you've got to have a what-the-hell attitude.”
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