Simone Beck

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Judith Jones: as a young editorial assistant at Doubleday in Paris she rescued The Diary of Anne Frank from a pile of rejects and persuaded her superiors to publish it in the United States.

Judith Jones, the editor who discovered Julia Child and advanced a generation of culinary writers that revolutionised cooking and tastes in American h(...)

Peg-boards and pestles: Julia Moskin, a food writer for the ‘New York Times’ in Julia Child’s kitchen at La Pitchoune, Chateauneuf-Grasse, France. Photograph: France Keyser/New York Times

When I hefted the rolling pin in my hand, I finally felt it: a thread of energy, a thrill of recognition. I knew I was standing in Julia Child’s kitch(...)