Chez Jacques: Traditions and Rituals of a Cook

April 1, 2007|
Chez Jacques: Traditions and Rituals of a Cook by Jacques Pepin
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Of the 20-plus cookbooks Jacques Ppin has written, "Chez Jacques" is his most personal and engaging. Now starring in his tenth PBS series, Ppin ranks among Americas most beloved cooking teachers, and this book shows us why.
The books 100 recipesfor soups and appetizers, main courses, side dishes, and dessertsare Ppins own favorites among the thousands he has created over a lifetime of cooking. Using readily available ingredients and relying upon familiar techniques, these are the dishes he makes when preparing food at his Connecticut home. But Chez Jacques is more than a collection of well-liked recipes; its also a captivating sentimental journey. Each dish is introduced by a recollectionof picking dandelion greens for a spring salad, of buying fresh eggs from the local farmerthat invites readers to share in the traditions and rituals of Ppins most intimate circle.
This treasury of great food, lore, and memory is exquisitely illustrated with a sampling of Ppins paintings, as well as hundreds of color photographs of the finished dishes and of Ppin in all his natural habitatspitching "boules" with a group of friends, savoring a glass of chilled ros in the afternoon sun, painting landscapes, designing menus, and, of course, working in his kitchen.
JACQUES PÉPIN has been cooking professionally and teaching others how to cook for more than 50 years. Before moving to America in 1959, he was the personal chef to three French heads of state. In America, Pépin shared the spotlight with Julia Child on their series Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home. He has published more than 20 cookboo...
Title:Chez Jacques: Traditions and Rituals of a CookFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:272 pages, 14.5 X 12.75 X 2 inShipping dimensions:272 pages, 14.5 X 12.75 X 2 inPublished:April 1, 2007Publisher:Harry N. AbramsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1584796014

ISBN - 13:9781584796015

Appropriate for ages: 13

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