I have begun to research a book about the history of food at the White House -- from George Washington and his celebrated slave-chef Hercules to the foodie Obamas, and perhaps the taco-bowl munching Donald Trump. I came to this story by way of Julia Child, naturally. In THE FRENCH CHEF IN AMERICA, I recount the [...]
Here's the second episode of TWICE REMOVED, a great, fun, informative new podcast, courtesy of Gimlet Media ... and if you listen to the end, you'll find out who Ted Allen is related to, and how the reunion went ... https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id1182594071 https://gimletmedia.com/episode/2-ted-allen/
Merci Ottawa! They say: Every bit as entertaining, inspiring, and delectable as My Life in France, The French Chef in America uncovers Julia Child beyond her "French chef" persona and reveals her second act to have been as groundbreaking and adventurous as her first. For the rest of the story: https://ottawa.overdrive.com/media/2671252
Merci, Minneapolis! What a nice review in the Star Tribune, which says, in part: "This book, by her great-nephew, is a follow-up to his 2006 account of her culinary awakening, "My Life in France." It's about Julia, but it's also about U.S. history, politics, television and feminism. Both a generous spirit and a perfectionist, she was ambitious [...]
TDM is a Vancouver institution, a sharp interviewer, and a lively character -- here's a chat we had recently on his podcast, Tasting Room Radio. Enjoy! http://tastingroomradio.com/december-10th-2016/
Bonjour New England — join me at Northshire Books, in Manchester, VT, on Sat eve for a discussion of “The French Chef in America: Julia Child’s Second Act.” Your questions and stories about Julia welcome!
Details here: https://www.northshire.com/event/manchester-alex-prudhomme-french-chef-america-julias-second-act
The 7 Best Books All About Julia Child Dive deep into the life of the beloved chef The French Chef in America, by Alex Prud'homme ($28) Consider this the unofficial part two of My Life in France. Whereas Child’s book chronicled the beginning of her love affair with French cuisine, this one digs into her time back [...]
Well, this is a nice way to kick off December! The Best Books About Food of 2016 Looking for the perfect gift for the food lover in your life? Any of these suggestions will hit the spot image: http://thumbs.media.smithsonianmag.com//filer/84/89/84894aeb-95c8-4acd-9a6f-321a7f8e92ca/foodbooks-collage.jpg__800x600_q85_crop.jpg (Amazon) By Rachel Tepper Paley SMITHSONIAN.COM DECEMBER 1, 2016 14 17 0 1 2 4 142 1417120142 As 2016 comes to a close, there’s [...]
It’s December and “The French Chef in America” would make a tasty holiday gift — plus, I have bookplates to sign!
From Julia Child's grandnephew, the enchanting story of her years as a TV personality and beloved cookbook author. "The French Chef in America: Julia Child's Second Act" is available now: Amazon: http://bit.ly/2dynY3P Barnes & Noble: http://bit.ly/2dY6GLP iBooks: http://bit.ly/2d0e3QL IndieBound: http://bit.ly/2cXzmqI