The Way to Cook

The Way to Cook

Book - 1989
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In her most creative and instructive cookbook, Julia Child distills a lifetime of cooking into 800 recipes emphasizing lightness, freshness, and simplicity. Chapters are structured around master recipes, followed by innumerable variations that are easily made once the basics are understood. For example, make Julia's simple but impeccably prepared saut#65533; of chicken, and before long you're easily whipping up Chicken with Mushrooms and Cream, Chicken Proven#65533;ale, Chicken Pip#65533;rade, or Chicken Marengo. Or master her perfect broiled butterflied chicken, and you'll soon be including Deviled Rabbit or Split Cornish Game Hens Broiled with Cheese on your menu. Here home cooks will find a treasure trove of poultry and fish recipes, as well as a vast array of fresh vegetables prepared in new ways, along with bread doughs and delicious indulgences, such as Caramel Apple Mountain or a Queen of Sheba Chocolate Almond Cake with Chocolate Leaves. And if you want to know how a finished dish should look or how to angle your knife or to fashion a pretty rosette on a cake, there are more than 600 color photographs to entice and instruct you along the way. A brilliant, inspiring, one-of-a-kind, book from the incomparable Julia Child, The Way to Cook is a testament to the satisfactions of good home cooking.
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, ©1989
ISBN: 9780394532646
Branch Call Number: 641.5 CHI 1989
Characteristics: xi, 511 pages : colour illustrations ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Leatart, Brian
Scherer, Jim


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Jun 20, 2016

Like the "Good Housekeeping" of everything you wanted to make anyways. Very good recipes.

Nov 30, 2007

Good overview of basic French-inspired cooking methods with a helpful emphasis on techniques rather than just recipes. One of the great things about Julia Child is that she's a stickler for quality: do it properly, or don't even bother.

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