After a lifetime in the kitchen, Jacques Pépin brings you his final series, Jacques Pépin Heart & Soul, with more than 100 recipes and his impeccable technique.
His most personal program yet, it showcases the warmth, wit, and mastery of a culinary icon as he cracks a bottle of wine (or two) and shares the greatest hits from his storied career.
From classic French dishes to creative new menus that vie to be his crowning glory, it’s a grand finale you won’t want to miss! Reminisce with Jacques about cooking for French President Charles DeGaulle while he demonstrates how to recreate stately fare like Eggs en Cocotte with Morel and Shrimp and Veal Chops Dijonnaise, or join him as he toasts longtime co-conspirator Julia Child with nostalgic favorites like Hamburger Royale and Oyster Chowder.
Long-time fans enjoy his inventive, sophisticated menus while the busy modern cook will appreciate budget-friendly ingredients and timesaving techniques, not to mention Jacques’ longstanding dedication to nose-to-tail recipes that reduce waste.
Jacques’ passion, humor, and culinary skills are at their best as he shares memories and wisdom from more than half a century in the kitchen. Join him as he revisits his hits and bares his heart and soul in this series, dedicated to a lifetime in the kitchen.
This DVD features subtitles in English.
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