Tuesday, August 4, 2009
Julie and Juila Book review
I picked this up Sunday night, and did not stop reading until just after 1 am this morning.
This is a semi-autobiography about a woman going through a life crisis. She's been told she may never have kids, she is unsatisfied in her job, and she just moved. She is coming unglued and finds the only thing that is keeping her together is cooking.
Julie Powell became an internet hit when it was still a new idea to blog. It ended up changing her life. What she blogged about was the year long challenge she set for herself to cook all the recipes in the first volume of Julia Childs most impressive book, Mastering the Art of French Cooking. This earned Powell her first book deal and a new chance to find herself.
Her second book is due this winter and I am looking forward to seeing what she has to offer this time around.