The publication of Jacques Pepin's Complete Techniques is sure to be celebrated by expert cooks and beginners alike. Here, the man Julia Child has called "not only a renowned chef, a foremost authority on French cuisine, a great teacher and. truly a master technician" provides easy-to-follow instructions for hundreds of culinary procedures and preparations, including:
Braising Beef - Breading Veal Scallopine - Carving Poached Salmon - Stuffing Sausage - Making Chocolate Cigarettes - Cleaning and Boning Trout - Cooking and Presenting Lobsters - Filling Cream Puffs - Filleting Fish - Folding Napkins - Topping Fruit Tarts - Making Green Noodles - Grilling Poultry - Holding the Knife - Using Ladyfingers - Lining Cake Pans - Making Pepper Steak - Rolling Pie Dough - Poaching Eggs - Preparing Mussels - Peeling Onions - Using Fish Stock - Creating Apple Swans - Separating Eggs - Making Sole Meuniere - Stuffing Mushrooms - Trimming and Cooking Meat - Braising Chicken Livers - Frying Parsley - Poaching Salmon - Carving Rib Roast - Baking Country Bread and Baguettes - Making Fruit Cake - Flaming Bananas - Glazing Cake with Fondant - Seeding a Cucumber - Cleaning Salad - Fluting Mushrooms - Coating a Cookie Sheet - Folding in Butter - Icing a Vodka Bottle - Shucking Oysters - Peeling and Preparing Green Peppers - Braising Lettuce - Trussing Poultry . and much more.
"This is the book that every aspiring cook should read before picking up a French knife. Concise, informative, indispensable." (Anthony Bourdain, author of Kitchen Confidential and A Cook's Tour)
"A through-going study of the skills of the kitchen as interpreted by an extraordinarily talented and skilled French chef. An invaluable book for anyone seriously interested in cooking with class." (Helen McCully, former food editor, House Beautiful)
Yes, it is very informative. I bought the book for my son, who is a chef. Jacques Pepin is a master chef, and I know my son will use it a lot.
Thank you Amazon.
Such a wonderful Chef and his instructions are all clearly set down. A great book for any cook.Published 28 days ago by Backbaygrl
One of Pepin's lesser known books it is still a nice book with lots of useful recipes. The emphasis on home cooking is nice and most of the recipes assume you will have a well... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Michael T. Lawson
Jacques is a classic chef. He is easy to watch and even if I do not need another cookbook, I was happy to add this to my collection.Published 2 months ago by Sandra C
THE BOOK IS GREAT! I received my package as specified in the details and it was exactly what I paid for. Thanks guys!Published 3 months ago by kevin pate
He goes in depth with making an omelet to decorating a cake. He showed me how to make demi-glace (delicious pan sauce) though it is time consuming. well worth it.Published 3 months ago by MG
Jacques Pepin can explain a technique in 2 minutes better than I can in an hour (check out his youtube on knife skills). Read morePublished 4 months ago by Matthew J. Lau
I just got this at a church bazaar. Really good book easy to understand. I am a baking fanatic so I already know many tecniques. Read morePublished 4 months ago by shalietoohot