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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 cookbooks, is currently a dean at the French Culinary Institute, and teaches culinary arts at Boston University. In 2004, he was awarded the French Legion of Honor. He lives in Madison, Connecticut, with his wife, Gloria.
Photographer TOM HOPKINS has enjoyed a friendship with Jacques Pépin since they met working on The Art of Cooking together 20 years ago. In addition to food, Hopkins shoots fashion and travel for catalogs and advertising. He lives in Madison, Connecticut.
Nothing of Pepin's is less than excellent to me, and this volume contains drawings and paintings by Jacques! Merveilleux!Published 9 months ago by Louisa
I've loved Jacques Pepin ever since my son and I used to watch him after school on television. He inspired us to try new and different recipes. Read morePublished on August 13, 2013 by Bear One
Even if I never cook a thing from his books, I love reading them I always learn something, 'cause my family is from the same area Jacques is from, and I've never gotten to go... Read morePublished on July 12, 2013 by toomanytornadoes
I love Jacques. He has been an inspiration in my life for as long as I've been cooking. This book is pure joy. I had to order a second copy for our beach house. Read morePublished on July 8, 2013 by ann Christ
The package arrived in practically no time at all! Here you will find much valuable cooking preparation hints and information to make you a better cook. Read morePublished on June 10, 2013 by R. B. Applehans, Jr.
The pictures are wonderful, but what I like the best is the way that the book shows the connection between the cook and the garden and the forest and the sea. Read morePublished on May 26, 2013 by Edith M Wollin