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Julie & Julia

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Julie Powell
The story of the culinary blogging sensation that inspired the hit film, starring Stanley Tucci, Amy Adams and Meryl StreepJulie Powell's life is passing her by. By day, she answers unpleasant calls in a job she hates. By night, she weeps on the way back to her tiny apartment, grabbing items from the Korean grocery store on the corner to make for dinner.But one evening, through mascara-smudged eyes, she realises the ingredients she picked up are exactly what she needs to make Potage Parmentier, as described in Julia Childs' legendary cookbook, Mastering the Art of French Cooking. And so The Project is born.Julie begins to cook, tackling every one of the 524 recipes in the book in the space of just one year. Soon The Project is all she can think about. And before long, her life begins to feel as rich and delightful as the food she prepares . . .'Sassy, quirky and disarmingly honest . . . Powell draws high-calorie comedy from her exploits' Marie Claire'A gem of a book . . . Both hilarious and touching' Glamour
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Julie Powell
Penguin Books Limited
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0241958652 9780241958650
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