Jacques Pepin New Complete Techniques

Author(s): Jacques Pepin
Original Publish Date: Nov 13, 2012
Product Number: EB00052660
Released: Aug 13, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781453295083
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The "concise, informative, indispensable" work by the grand master of cooking skills and methods—now completely revised and updated (Anthony Bourdain). For decades, Jacques Pepin has set the standard for culinary greatness and mastery of French cuisine—ever since his seminal works on kitchen how-tos, La Methode and La Technique, hit the shelves in the seventies. Now Pepin revisits the works that made him a household name in a completely revised and updated edition of his classic book. Filled with thousands of photographs demonstrating techniques; new advice and tips; and hundreds of recipes ranging from simple to sublime, this is the must-have manual for any kitchen aficionado. Pepin offers step-by-step instructions on every aspect of cooking, including: -learning basics, such as how to use knives correctly and how to cut a flawless julienne; -conquering classic recipes, such as crEpes suzette and hollandaise sauce; -creating whimsical and elegant decorations, such as olive rabbits and tomato flowers; -tackling inventive ways of becoming a culinary superstar, such as turning an old refrigerator into a makeshift smoker; -and much more. No matter the recipe or skill, Pepin has time-tested instructions on how to do it like the pros—and Jacques Pepin New Complete Techniques brings all of the master chef's secrets into one easy-to-use guide, guaranteed to please any palate, wow any guest, and turn any home cook into a gastronomic expert.