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Dearie by Bob Spitz, book review - Food Gypsy

Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child by Bob Spitz – Book Reveiw

Before there was Stewart, Lawson or Oliver, before anyone had heard of Morimoto or Batali, there was Child. No one, not even Julia Child herself, could have predicted the impact and legacy that has been spawned as a result of television's first superstar food maven. In "Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child", author Bob Spitz takes us into a her life with care and humanity.
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Boeuf Bourguignon with friends - Food Gypsy

Boeuf Bourguignon – relax people, it’s just STEW

OH MY GOD, you're in town?! Come on over, I have Boeuf Bourguignon in the oven! Best impromptu dinner party line ever, and something I’ve never said in my life, before last night. There was a time when French food was intimidating, a time when a recipe with ten steps would have seen me turn the page. Now a moment or two with Julia Child and a glass of wine to steady the nerves, I’m a braisin' fool.
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