I was 32 when I started cooking; up until then, I just ate.
– Julia Child
born in Pasadena, California, The United States August 15, 1912
died: August 13, 2004
genre: Cooking, Food & Wine, Biographies & Memoirs
Julia Child was a famous American cook, author, and television personality who introduced French cuisine and cooking techniques to the American mainstream through her many cookbooks and television programs. Her most famous works are the 1961 cookbook Mastering the Art of French Cooking and, showcasing her sui generis television persona, the series The French Chef, which premiered in 1963.