Julia Child – In the 1970s we got…

In the 1970s we got nouvelle cuisine, in which a lot of the old rules…


“In the 1970s we got nouvelle cuisine, in which a lot of the old rules were kicked over. And then we had cuisine minceur, which people mixed up with nouvelle cuisine but was actually fancy diet cooking.”
-Julia Child

Julia Child – I think one of the…

I think one of the terrible things today is that people have this deathly fear…


“I think one of the terrible things today is that people have this deathly fear of food: fear of eggs, say, or fear of butter. Most doctors feel that you can have a little bit of everything.”
-Julia Child

Julia Child – Animals that we eat are…

Animals that we eat are raised for food in the most economical way possible, and…


“Animals that we eat are raised for food in the most economical way possible, and the serious food producers do it in the most humane way possible. I think anyone who is a carnivore needs to understand that meat does not originally come in these neat little packages.”
-Julia Child

Julia Child – When I got to France…

When I got to France I realized I didn’t know very much about food at…


“When I got to France I realized I didn’t know very much about food at all. I’d never had a real cake. I’d had those cakes from cake mixes or the ones that have a lot of baking powder in them. A really good French cake doesn’t have anything like that in it – it’s all egg power.”
-Julia Child

Julia Child – I was going to be…

I was going to be a great woman novelist. Then the war came along and…


“I was going to be a great woman novelist. Then the war came along and I think it’s hard for young people today, don’t you, to realize that when World War II happened we were dying to go and help our country.”
-Julia Child