cuisine

Julia! America’s Favorite Chef

About Julia Child

By filmmaker Marilyn Mellowes, director of American Masters: Julia Child! America’s Favorite Chef. Scooping up a potato pancake, patting chickens, coaxing a reluctant soufflé, or rescuing a curdled sauce, Julia Child was never afraid of making mistakes. “Remember, if you are alone in the kitchen, who is going to see you?” she reassured her television […]

Julia! America’s Favorite Chef

Filmmaker Interview – Marilyn Mellowes

American Masters Online sat down with JULIA! AMERICA’S FAVORITE CHEF filmmaker Marilyn Mellowes. American Masters: What got you interested in this project? What drew you to Julia Child? Marilyn Mellowes: Julia was a larger-than-life figure who revolutionized the way that Americans ate, talked, and thought about food. She was warm, completely unpretentious and embraced life […]

Alice Waters and her Delicious Revolution

Filmmaker Interview

Writer and Director Doug Hamilton has answered a few questions regarding his film “Alice Waters and Her Delicious Revolution.” Doug Hamilton: One of the things that is exciting, fun, and a bit scary about making a documentary is that no matter how well you plan out your film, it will always change in the edit […]

Alice Waters and her Delicious Revolution

Recipes

The AMERICAN MASTERS documentary on famed restraunteur Alice Waters contains mouth-watering footage of select dishes prepared at her restaurant, the world-renowned Chez Panisse, which prides itself on the use of fresh, luscious, locally-grown fruits and vegetables. Even if you don’t live in sunny California, you can still prepare the following recipes: Strawberry Orange Compote This […]

Alice Waters and her Delicious Revolution

Alice Waters and Her Delicious Revolution

BY RUTH REICHL Alice Waters lies in bed at night worrying about what to feed you. She knows that she can make you happy. She also knows, in her hidden heart, that if she can find the perfect dish to feed each person who comes to her door, she can change the world. Every great […]