Jacques Pepin's Complete Techniques

Jacques Pepin's Complete Techniques cookbook offers up over 1,000 French cooking methods and recipes, each shown with step-by-step photos. This cookbook is a updated edition of Pepin's La Technique and La Methode in one volume. This cookbook and guide from one of the world's top chefs is perfect for aspiring and expert chefs alike. 


Format: Softcover, 830 pages. 

Copyright: 2001 

Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers 

Author: Jacques Pépin 

ISBN: 9781579121655

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Description: From one of the world's best-known and most highly respected chefs comes a true publishing event: a fully up-to-date, one-volume edition of La Technique and La Methode, featuring step-by-step photographs of Pepin's hands on every page -- along with his inimitably clear and concise instruction on each technique. 

Jacques Pepin's Complete Techniques feature everything the home cook needs to perfect h or her kitchen skills. Learn to bone a chicken poach an egg, whisk a perfect hollandaise, knead a crispy baguette, or bake an exquisite meringue with the perfection and efficiency of a professional chef. Featured throughout the book, Pepin's classic recipes offer budding masters the opportunity to put lessons into practice with extraordinary results. 

Moving from the basics (holding and sharpening knives, peeling vegetables, separating and poaching eggs, making stocks and sauces, carving meats, even folding napkins) through each food category (fish and shellfish, vegetables, poultry and meat, breads, pastry, and dessert), Jacques Pepin's Complete Techniques is the most comprehensive study of French cooking methods ever collected in one volume. It is sure to become an indispensable part of every home cook's library for many years to come. 


Condition: Good condition. Long crease in front cover. 

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