In this captivating memoir, the man whom Julia Child has called -the best chef in America- tells the story of his rise from a frightened apprentice in an exacting Old World kitchen to an Emmy Award-winning superstar who taught millions of Americans how to cook and shaped the nation's tastes in the bargain.
In the companion book to his final PBS series, the world-renowned chef shows his close relationship to the land and sea as he cooks for close friends and family. Jacques Pepin Heart & Soul in the Kitchen is an intimate look at the celebrity chef and the food he cooks at home with family and friends--200 recipes in all. Spiced with reminiscences and stories, this book reveals the unorthodox philosophy of the man who taught millions how to cook.
Jacques Pepin is universally hailed by professional chefs and home cooks as the grand master of cooking skills and methods. Now, his classic seminal work, "Jacques Pepin's Complete Techniques," is completely revised and updated with more than 1,000 color photographs and 30% new techniques.Comprehensive and authoritative, "New Complete Techniques" includes more than 600 techniques and methods and 160 recipes that are demonstrated by Pepin in thousand of step-by-step photographs.
In Jacques Pepin Fast Food My Way, the man who taught millions of Americans how to cook shares the techniques he honed in the most famous kitchens of the world to show you how to create simple, special meals in minutes.Fast food Jacques's way involves no compromises in taste but saves you hours in the kitchen. With concise, clear directions, Jacques shares the secrets of his kitchen.
From "a great teacher and truly a master technician"- (Julia Child), comes a new cookbook full of faster-than-ever food, including dozens of elegant -minute- recipes. Jacques Pepin Fast Food My Way was an immediate sensation, captivating cooks and critics, who called it "fabulous", "chic", and "elegant." Now America's first and most enduring celebrity chef does himself one better, with recipes that are faster, fresher, and easier than ever.
Jacques Pépin, America's favorite French chef, makes your cooking easier with 150 timesaving recipes for easy, elegant dishes that don't require major time or attention. Includes recipes for hardy, one-pot dishes, homemade stples and salad dressings in bulk, great desserts, fabulous pizzas, and truly creative ideas for leftovers in the best French style.
In Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home, two legendary cooks invite us into their kitchen and show us the basics of good home cooking. Julia Child and Jacques Pepin are synonymous with good food, and in these pages they demonstrate techniques (on which they don't always agree), discuss ingredients, improvise, balance flavors to round out a meal, and conjure up new dishes from leftovers.
This treasury of great food, lore, and memory is exquisitely illustrated with a sampling of Pepin's paintings, as well as hundreds of color photographs of the finished dishes, and of the chef's own sentimental recollections that introduce each recipe.
A fabulous book for people who love to cook. Or for those who want to cook well and are afraid to try. To Jacques Pepin, every meal is a celebration. And his delight in creating delicious offerings for family and friends is contagious. Moreover, as he shares here the secrets of the meals he has prepared over the years, his careful instruction and his appreciation of ingredients and techniques that make a difference are so persuasive that you want to jump right in and join him at the stove.
Jacques Pépin is one of the nation's most famous cooking teachers, renowned for his knife skills. Ever since she was very young, his granddaughter, Shorey, has loved "helping" him in the kitchen. Now that she is twelve, Jacques gives his charismatic pupil a short course on preparing "food that is plain, but elegant, and more than anything, fun." In the process, he proves himself as inspiring to her as he is to the country's greatest chefs. These recipes will become irresistible new classics for kids.