Julie Powell, food writer of ‘Julie & Julia,’ dies at 49November 1, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Food writer Julie Powell, who became an internet darling after blogging for a year about making every recipe in Julia Child’s “Mastering the Art of French Cooking,” leading to a book deal and a film adaptation, has died.
David Hyde Pierce shines behind the chef star in ‘Julia’April 1, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — David Hyde Pierce returns to TV this spring playing a familiar part — an erudite man who adores fine food, wine and art. But this has nothing to do with “Frasier.”
Pierce is playing Paul Child, husband and chief cheerleader of Julia Child, whose warbling, encouraging voice and able hands brought the intricacies of French cuisine to American home cooks through her TV series and books.
‘Summer of Soul,’ ‘Drive My Car’ make Oscars shortlistDecember 21, 2021 GMT
Documentaries about Julia Child, “Black Woodstock,” the pandemic and The Velvet Underground and acclaimed international films like Japan’s “Drive My Car,” Iran’s “A Hero” and Norway’s “The Worst Person in the World” just got a little closer to scoring Oscar nominations.
‘RBG’ filmmakers find a rich vein: Feminist love storiesNovember 12, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The label “date movie” hasn’t traditionally been applied much to documentaries but filmmakers Betsy West and Julie Cohen have twice now made non-fiction films of trailblazing female icons that also happen to be portraits of loving, supportive marriages.
Review: Julia Child with a side of food in satisfying docNovember 9, 2021 GMT
There’s a semi-serious joke on Twitter about releasing the “all-Julia cut” of “Julie & Julia.” Nora Ephron’s generation-hopping tale of Julia Child's rise and the modern young woman trying to follow her lead has its fans, but it’s no secret that the Julia Child section is just more interesting than Julie’s.
‘RBG’ filmmakers find a rich vein: Feminist love storiesSeptember 12, 2021 GMT
The label “date movie” hasn't traditionally been applied much to documentaries but filmmakers Betsy West and Julie Cohen have twice now made non-fiction films of trailblazing female icons that also happen to be portraits of loving, supportive marriages.
Documentary focuses on unlikely champion of Mexican cuisineMay 27, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — If you add garlic to your guacamole, we have bad news: You're not doing it right. Do you mince the onion...
Review: ‘The Patron Saint of Lost Girls,’ by Maureen AitkenSeptember 28, 2018 GMT
There are more than a few moments of reckoning in this fine collection of linked stories, but one seems especially to the point. When, after tangling with the weather, the law and tricky logistics, three friends finally get a pet rat buried in a wintry park in the wee hours, Mary, our narrator, says, “It touched something in me I knew was there for good.
KitchenWise: Sole Meuniere: Improving on PerfectionFebruary 6, 2017 GMT
Julia Child was able to remember the single most decisive moment in her life with photographic clarity...
Julia Child, a legacy of teaching the joy of foodMay 8, 2012 GMT
Massaging poultry, dropping food and utensils, and warbling her way through boeuf bourguignon and coq au vin, Julia Child left an indelible mark on American food.
As television's towering, ebullient "French Chef," Child put within reach of the average American a cuisine most had only heard about.