Well-known meals author Julie Powell dies

American blogger Julia Powell, who impressed the 2009 film Julie & Julia starring Meryl Streep and Amy Adams he lost his life.

His spouse, Eric Powell, confirmed to the New York Instances that on October 26, at their dwelling in Olivebridge, upstate New York, Julie Powell died of a coronary heart arrhythmia.

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Powell was a secretary dwelling in Lengthy Island Metropolis along with her husband and three cats in 2002, and as she nears her thirtieth birthday, she’s on an fascinating street to search out herself a yr previous. A TV chef and doyen of French delicacies within the USA, Julia Youngster started to make 524 recipes so as in Mastering the Artwork of French Cooking, a 1961 basic.

Powell, an untrained cook dinner, started running a blog about his journey in a humorous approach. Powell’s weblog gained worldwide consideration and was even tailored for the large display.

Meals editor Amanda Hesser, who wrote about Powell’s undertaking within the New York Instances in 2003, wrote: “Her writing was so recent and unconventional. The Web democratized meals writing, and Julie was the primary distinctive voice of a brand new motion.”

In 2005, Powell’s weblog was first revealed as a ebook underneath the identify Julie & Julia and was on the bestseller record for a very long time. It then impressed Amy Adams’ 2009 movie Julie & Julia, starring Powell and Meryl Streep as Julia Youngster.

The movie was additionally the final movie written and directed by Nora Ephron, who died in 2012 and has produced movies resembling Sleepless in Seattle, You’ve got Received Mail, and When Harry Met Sally.

In 2009, Powell revealed her second ebook, Cleaving: A Story of Marriage, Meat and Obsession, which explores her relationship along with her husband.

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