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5 Items to Bring out Your Inner French Chef


Made in France since 1925, Le Creuset has been making joy in the kitchen for over 90 years with its signature range of iconic cast iron cookware, tableware, kitchen tools and more.  

Now with your very own Le Creuset French Cast-Iron Dutch Oven, you’ll be better equipped to make your famous Coq au Vin or Boeuf Bourguignon in no time! You can find simple to follow recipes in my favorite Julia Child’s  Mastering the Art of French Cooking.

I picked only 5 items to bring out your inner French Chef. So, get inspired and start by choosing your color, I think the traditional Le Creuset signature color is Orange Flame,  but Caribbean Blue is an original color and would fit right in our kitchen. 😉 😉 😉

Le Creuset Signature Enameled Cast-Iron 7-1/4-Quart

These cast-irons Dutch Oven come in different quart sizes, this size is the perfect standard for family meals with leftovers.

Round French (Dutch) Oven, Caribbean

Also known as a Dutch oven, this updated kitchen classic enhances the cooking process by evenly distributing heat and locking in the optimal amount of moisture. With ergonomic handles and an advanced interior enamel that resists chipping and cleans easily, Le Creuset’s French ovens blend the best of the past with the latest innovations in comfort and functionality.

Le Creuset Unisex French Trivet

This silicone Trivet is pretty enough to put on your dinner table to protect the surface from heat.

Le Creuset Spatula Spoon

So put on your apron and pour yourself a nice glass of wine and let’s get cooking! Your inner French Chef is ready!

Don’t forget the Le Creuset Screwdriver!

 This Le Creuset Set comes with 23 pieces

or even 16 pieces!

These are the types of items that will last a lifetime so it’s a good investment especially if you enjoy the French art of cooking. The sets are good deals actually and averages out much less per item than buying each one separately.

Take a peek at all the other BESTSELLERS from Le Creuset 

More to come from this authentic French brand and in the meantime happy cooking and Bon appétit!

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Mastering the Art of French Cooking with Julia Child


Mastering the Art of FrenchCooking with Julia Child

Julia Child  Julia Carolyn Child (born in Pasadena, California 1912-2004) was an American chef, author, and television personality. She is recognized for bringing French cuisine to the American public with her debut cookbook, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and her subsequent television programs, the most notable of which was The French Chef, which premiered in 1963.

Julia Child French Cooking

Julia Child graduated from Smith College and worked for the OSS during World War II in Ceylon and China, where she met Paul Child. After they married they lived in Paris, where she studied at the Cordon Bleu and taught cooking with Simone Beck and Louisette Bertholle, with whom she wrote the first volume of Mastering the Art of French Cooking (1961).

Julia Child

In 1963, Boston’s WGBH launched The French Chef television series, which made her a national celebrity, earning her the Peabody Award in 1965 and an Emmy in 1966. Several public television shows and numerous cookbooks followed. 

Mastering-Art-of-french-Cooking-Julia-Child

For over fifty years, New York Times bestseller Mastering the Art of French Cooking has been the definitive book on the subject for American readers. Here Julia Child, Simone Beck, and Louisette Bertholle break down the classic foods of France into a logical sequence of themes and variations rather than presenting an endless and diffuse catalogue of dishes. Volume 1 – Click here for a full description 

Julia Child - Mastering Art of French Cooking Volume 2

The beloved sequel to the bestselling classic, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume II presents more fantastic French recipes for home cooks. Working from the principle that “mastering any art is a continuing process,” here Julia Child and Simone Beck have gathered together a brilliant selection of new dishes. Volume 2 – Click here for a full description 

“Just speak very loudly and quickly, and state your position with utter conviction, as the French do, and you’ll have a marvelous time!”

Julia Child 

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