This lovely picture book introduces kids to Julia Child via her cat, Minette. Wonderful vocabulary (including lots of French words--pronunciation guide in the back), beautiful illustrations by Amy Bates, and even great Afterword and Notes sections talking about source. This book will delight anyone who is interested in cats, food,...
France's ancient contribution to the peasant table is now one of the most revered dishes in French cooking.
Its origins track back to the siege of Castelnaudary by the Black Prince, Edward the Prince of Wales, in 1355. The villagers came together to create a large cauldron of beans, meat and herbs to fortify their warriors — and cassoulet was born.
Born on this day in 1964, Academy Award Winner Juliette Binoche has been enchanting audiences on screen for 3 decades. Having turned down Hollywood numerous times, she has said about the roles she selects, "I want to make films that are political and social. Films with a message or an idea. Films that dare to ask."