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    Sunday, August 23rd, 2009

    His eggs were always perfect, and although he must have made this dish several thousand times, he always took great pride and pleasure in this performance. Bugnard insisted that one pay attention, learn the correct technique, and that one enjoy one’s cooking- “Yes, Madame Scheeld, fun!” he’d say. “Joy!”

    It was a remarkable lesson. No dish, not evenĀ  the humble scrambled egg, was too much trouble for him. “You never forget a beautiful thing that you have made,” he always said. “Even after you eat it, it stays with you- always.

    From My Life in Paris by Julia Child