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"Food and a Book" Series: Celebrating Julia Child

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 6:30pm

Features a tasting, demonstration and book discussion.

Titcomb’s Bookshop will begin the second year of the “Food and a Book" Series on Wednesday, February 27th at 6:30 p.m at Momo’s Food Emporium, 598 Route 6A, East Sandwich. The evening will include a tasting of French cuisine, cooking demonstration, and a discussion of As Always, Julia: The Letters of Julia Child and Avis Devoto. Tickets are $35.00 and include a copy of the book. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting Titcomb’s Bookshop.

To celebrate books that feature food, Titcomb’s Bookshop has created the “Food and a Book” series. The second year of this series begins with As Always, Julia: The Letters of Julia Child & Avis Devoto. More than 200 letters exchanged between Julia Child and Avis DeVoto opens the window on Julia’s deepest thoughts and feelings. This riveting correspondence chronicles the blossoming of a unique and lifelong friendship between the two women and the turbulent process of Julia’s creation of Mastering the Art of French Cooking, one of the most influential cookbooks ever written. Frank, bawdy, funny, exuberant, and occasionally agonized, these letters show Julia, first as a new bride in Paris, then becoming increasingly worldly and adventuresome as she follows her diplomat husband in his postings to Nice, Germany, and Norway. 

Momo’s Food Emporium will bring the audience to France through decorations and cuisine. They will present a cooking demonstration as well. Reservations of $35.00 include the book, cooking demo and tasting of fine French cuisine. Momo's Food Emporium is located at 598 Route 6A, East Sandwich, Massachusetts. Momo’s Food Emporium can also be found online at www.momosfoodemporium.com

For further information, contact Titcomb’s Bookshop at 508-888-2331. Titcomb’s Bookshop, located at 432 Route 6A in East Sandwich, is a family-owned independent bookstore selling new and used books since 1969. For more information, please refer to the bookshop website www.titcombsbookshop.com.