Jacques Pepin's Simple and Healthy Cooking by Jacques Pepin

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World-famous chef Jacques Pepin presents a selection of over two hundred healthy recipes. Included are lighter versions of favourite recipes, and low-fat menu plans for every occasion.
 

About Jacques Pepin

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He served as the personal chef to Charles de Gualle. He earned his degrees in 18th-century French literature at Columbia University. He lives in Madison, Connecticut.
 
Published December 15, 1994 by Rodale Books. 354 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Cooking. Non-fiction

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The current food scene's emphasis on healthy eating and low-fat consumption has led Pepin, a chef linked most frequently with classic French cuisine, to jump aboard the health bandwagon. Pepin feels i

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In this fast-moving and often touching memoir, Pépin recounts his journey from the kitchen of his mother's humble restaurant in rural France after World War II to his current position as author of 21 cookbooks, star of 13 PBS cooking shows and dean of special programs at the French Culinary Insti...

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"More often than not, I prefer simple, straightforward food that can be prepared quickly," Pepin swears, and most of the recipes stick to that statement, sometimes to excess: recipes that do little more than suggest readers add boiling water to couscous or try microwaving their potato probably ad...

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A chapter on menus is followed by featured recipes, clustered as first courses, main courses, side dishes, desserts, breads and basics.

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This timely collection of recipes and menus by columnist and TV teacher Pepin ( Today's Gourmet ) is devoted to the art of producing ``good, well-cooked food with speed, organization, cleanliness and economy.'' The author is a consummate instructor, never assuming readers are practiced cooks yet ...

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As on his television series, Pépin's daughter, Claudine, pipes up with the comments of a novice, although these tend to the banal, as when, to accompany recipes for Velvet of Carrot with Browned Almonds and Farmer's­Style Soup, she gushes, "Soup soup soup!

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The current food scene's emphasis on healthy eating and low-fat consumption has led Pepin, a chef linked most frequently with classic French cuisine, to jump aboard the health bandwagon.

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