Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Beck, Bertholle and Child 1965

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Mastering the Art of French Cooking has been the definitive book on the subject for American readers. Featuring 524 delicious recipes, in its pages home cooks will find something for everyone. Seasoned experts to beginners who love good food and long to reproduce the savory delights of French cuisine, historic Gallic masterpieces to the seemingly artless perfection of a dish of spring-green peas will find a recipe in this book.

Here Julia Child, Simone Beck, and Louisette Bertholle break down the classic foods of France into a logical sequence of themes and variations rather than presenting an endless and diffuse catalog of dishes.

Mastering the Art of French Cooking is an excellent addition to your vintage cookbook collection or your home library.


This book is in good shape for its age with no rips or tears.  The previous owner has made a pencil note about a recipe on 516, as shown in photos.

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Book Dimensions:10x7x2

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