Mary Robinson's Reviews > Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living

Julie and Julia by Julie Powell
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Jan 07, 10

bookshelves: fun, biography, non-fiction

Enjoyed this true story of Julie Powell tackling Julia Child’s “Mastering the Art of French Cooking”
and making the cookbook’s 524 recipes in a year’s time. While she was often funny, insightful and warm, the author was sometimes tiresome and whiny. The person I enjoyed the most and want to get to know a lot more is Julia Child. Powell did a lovely job of imagining short scenes from Julia's life as she discovered cooking and started growing into the legend she would become.

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