This series is the culmination of chef Jacques Pepin's 60+ years of experience in the kitchen. Jacques welcomes his daughter Claudine, granddaughter Shorey and lifelong friends and colleagues to cook with him. In each ingredient-driven episode, the 75-year-old culinary legend provides step-by-step instruction for creating a mouth-watering dish and demonstrates his impeccable technique, from chopping an onion or peeling a softly boiled egg to breaking down a leg of lamb. The series encourages novices to take their first culinary steps and entices seasoned home chefs to try something new.
Essential Pepin Previous Broadcasts
Fruit Fete (Episode #112H)
KQED Life: Thu, Jun 23, 2016 -- 5:30 PM
Good Lady Apples Bon Femme; Stew Of Red Summer Fruit; Braised Pears In A Caramel Sauce; Flambeed Bananas; Apple Fritters.
Ocean Options (Episode #125H)
KQED Life: Tue, Jun 21, 2016 -- 5:30 PM
Brandade De Morue Au Gratin; Sea Bass In Shredded Potato Skin; Nage Courte Of Striped Bass; Codfish In Olive Oil And Horseradish Sauce.
Cattle Call (Episode #111H)
KQED Life: Thu, Jun 16, 2016 -- 5:30 PM
Grilled Steak With Lemon-Thyme Butter; Spicy Rib Roast; Veal Chops With Caper Sauce; Braised Beef In Red Wine.
Sweet Endings (Episode #124H)
KQED Life: Tue, Jun 14, 2016 -- 5:30 PM
Chocolate Mint Truffettes; Quick Almond And Plum Cake; Tuiles A L'orange; Summer Cornets Susie.
Easy and Elegant Seafood (Episode #110H)
KQED Life: Thu, Jun 9, 2016 -- 5:30 PM
Lobster In Artichoke Hearts; Shrimp Pane On Watercress; Escoffier Quenelles; Monkfish Roulade.
Eggs-Quisite (Episode #123H)
KQED Life: Tue, Jun 7, 2016 -- 5:30 PM
Quiche With Bacon; Eggs Jeannette; Flan With Green Herbs; Spinach, Ham And Parmesan Souffle.
Classic Conclusions (Episode #109H)
KQED Life: Thu, Jun 2, 2016 -- 5:30 PM
Crepes A La Confiture; Orange Souffle Crepes; Baked Alaska; Apricot And Pistachio Souffle.