More Than 700 All-Time Favorites from My Life in Food
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
On Sale: October 19, 2011
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For the first time ever, the legendary chef collects and
updates the best recipes from his six-decade career. With a
searchable DVD demonstrating every technique a cook will
In his more than sixty years as a chef,
Jacques Pépin has earned a reputation as a champion of
simplicity. His recipes are classics. They find the
shortest, surest route to flavor, avoiding complicated
Now, in a book that celebrates his life in
food, the world’s most famous cooking teacher winnows his
favorite recipes from the thousands he has created,
streamlining them even further. They include Onion Soup
Lyonnaise-Style, which Jacques enjoyed as a young chef while
bar-crawling in Paris; Linguine with Clam Sauce and
Vegetables, a frequent dinner chez Jacques; Grilled Chicken
with Tarragon Butter, which he makes indoors in winter and
outdoors in summer; Five-Peppercorn Steak, his spin on a
bistro classic; Mémé’s Apple Tart, which his mother made
every day in her Lyon restaurant; and Warm Chocolate Fondue
Soufflé, part cake, part pudding, part soufflé, and pure
Essential Pépin spans the many
styles of Jacques’s cooking: homey country French, haute
cuisine, fast food Jacques-style, and fresh contemporary
American dishes. Many of the recipes are globally inspired,
from Mexico, across Europe, or the Far East.
accompanying searchable DVD, Jacques shines as a teacher, as
he demonstrates all the techniques a cook needs to know.
This truly is the essential Pépin.
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