Jacques has lived much of his adult life in the media spotlight while remaining “down to earth”. He has been interviewed by many prominent media personalities; he has a long history with PBS, with several cooking series and he has easily adapted as an internet presence with at home cooking videos.
Francis Lam was lucky enough to get a day in the home kitchen of the iconic Jacques Pépin. The legendary chef weighs in on the merits of his classic culinary training at age 13, tells us what it was like to cook for the Prime Minister of France, how culinary education has changed over the years and may need to change even more. Plus, he teaches us to make an insanely easy and delicious instant-cured gravlax.