Source: The New York Times
No seasoning wimps need show up in the enviable kitchen of Diana Kennedy, the famed cook and British expat who has devoted most of her life to chronicling and conquering Mexican cuisine.
And in Elizabeth Carroll’s debut documentary, “Diana Kennedy: Nothing Fancy,” a group of eager acolytes try not to flinch beneath her gimlet gaze and salt-seeking palate.
As Kennedy cooks and teaches in her solar-powered ranch in the mountains of Michoacán, bouncing to markets along rutted roads in her small truck, Carroll follows closely and listens to her opine on everything from chiles to having children.
Kennedy, tiny and talkative, has a lot of opinions; her director, however, is content to observe and admire.
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