For the first time ever, the legendary chef collects and updates the best recipes from his six-decade career. With a searchable DVD demonstrating every technique a cook will ever need. In his more than sixty years as a chef, Jacques PAcpin has earned a reputation as a champion of simplicity. His recipes are classics. They find the shortest, surest route to flavor, avoiding complicated techniques. Now, in a book that celebrates his life in food, the worldas most famous cooking teacher winnows his favorite recipes from the thousands he has created, streamlining them even further. They include Onion Soup Lyonnaise-Style, which Jacques enjoyed as a young chef while bar-crawling in Paris; Linguine with Clam Sauce and Vegetables, a frequent dinner chez Jacques; Grilled Chicken with Tarragon Butter, which he makes indoors in winter and outdoors in summer; Five-Peppercorn Steak, his spin on a bistro classic; MAcmAcas Apple Tart, which his mother made every day in her Lyon restaurant; and Warm Chocolate Fondue SoufflAc, part cake, part pudding, part soufflAc, and pure bliss. Essential PAcpin spans the many styles of Jacquesas cooking: homey country French, haute cuisine, fast food Jacques-style, and fresh contemporary American dishes. Many of the recipes are globally inspired, from Mexico, across Europe, or the Far East. In the accompanying searchable DVD, Jacques shines as a teacher, as he demonstrates all the techniques a cook needs to know. This truly is the essential PAcpin.Grilled Salmon Serves 4 t Grilling is one of the best ways to cook salmon. The success of this dish depends on using fillets with the skin left on. The fillets are grilled only on the skin side, which makes the skin appealingly crisp; the skin, in turn, anbsp;...
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