Julia Child won the hearts of aspiring American chefs by putting a friendly face on the intimidating art of French cuisine. Her groundbreaking cookbook Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Vol. 1
changed dinner parties forever—and transformed the life of a New York secretary named Julie Powell nearly 40 years after it hit the shelves.
The stories of these two women who found purpose through French cooking is now a feature film, Julie & Julia
, starring Meryl Streep and Amy Adams. Try some of the classic recipes that made it to the silver screen.