Complete Pepin: Techniques & Recipes

Overview

In this how-to set of cooking programs, chef extraordinaire and venerable public television personality Jacques Pépin (Cooking with Julia and Jacques) goes back to basics to teach unfamiliar viewers some of the fundamentals of basic culinary preparation; this groundwork is intended to pave the way for more sophisticated artistry in the kitchen. Categories covered here include: bread, eggs, vegetables, fruit, meat, poultry, fish, shellfish and desserts, plus special segments 'The Art of Pépin' and 'More Basic ...
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Overview

In this how-to set of cooking programs, chef extraordinaire and venerable public television personality Jacques Pépin (Cooking with Julia and Jacques) goes back to basics to teach unfamiliar viewers some of the fundamentals of basic culinary preparation; this groundwork is intended to pave the way for more sophisticated artistry in the kitchen. Categories covered here include: bread, eggs, vegetables, fruit, meat, poultry, fish, shellfish and desserts, plus special segments 'The Art of Pépin' and 'More Basic Techniques.
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Special Features

Jacques Pépin selected 41 recipes to enhance the lessons, and many of them are accompanied by video of Jacques and his daughter, Claudine, preparing the dish on one of his public television shows.; You can view them on your television screen, or print the PDF files out from your Mac or PC
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/16/2007
  • UPC: 841887008112
  • Source: Pbs (Direct)
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 5:06:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 70,412

Menu

Disc #1 -- Complete Pepin: Techniques and Recipes - Bread/Eggs/Vegetables/Meat/Poultry
   Bread
      Slicing
      Toast Melba
      Croutons
      Bonus Recipes: Open-Face Sandwiches
      Bonus Recipes: Spinach and Mozzarella Salad With Croutons
   Eggs
      Breaking & Separating
      Poaching
      Boiling & Peeling
      Making Mayonnaise
      Making Omelets
      Preparing Soufflé Dishes
      Bonus Recipes: Hard Cooked Eggs in Mustard Sauce
      Bonus Recipes: Crab Cakes With Avocado Garnish
         Play Recipe
      Bonus Recipes: Omelet de Campagne
      Bonus Recipes: Soufflé of Mussels and Basil
      Bonus Recipes: Orange Soufflé Surprise With Orange Sherbert
         Play Recipe
   Vegetables
      Onions: Peeling, Slicing & Chopping
      Leeks: Cleaning, Cutting & Julienne
      Peppers: Cutting, Peeling, Roasting & Storing
      Asparagus: Selecting, Trimming & Tying
      Artichokes: Preparing, Peeling & Cutting
      Tomatoes: Peeling, Seeding & Cutting
      Greens & Herbs
         Lettuce: Cutting
         Parsley: Chopping
         Basil: Chiffonnade
         Garlic: Peeling, Slicing & Chopping
         Bonus Recipe: Spinach Salad With Garlic Dressing
      Bonus Recipes: Swiss Chard-Stuffed Onions
      Bonus Recipes: Cream of Turnip and Sweet Potato Soup with Leek Julienne
         Play Recipe
      Bonus Recipes: Ricotta Dumplings With Red Pepper Sauce
      Bonus Recipes: Asparagus en Fête
         Play Recipe
      Bonus Recipes: Artichokes With Ravigote Sauce
         Play Recipe
      Bonus Recipes: Lobster in Artichoke Bottoms
      Bonus Recipes: Stuffed Tomatoes Emilia
         Play Recipe
   Fruit
      Apples: Peeling, Slicing & Chopping
      Pears: Peeling & Slicing
      Oranges: Peeling, Segmenting & Julienne
      Raspberries: Purée
      Bonus Recipes: Apples Grandma
      Bonus Recipes: Pears in Grenadine
         Play Recipe
      Bonus Recipes: Zimfour
         Play Recipe
      Bonus Recipes: "Swimming Swans" in Raspberry Sauce
         Play Recipe
   Meat
      Flank Steak: Carving
      Roast Beef: Carving
      Lamb
         Cleaning, Boning, Seasoning & Tying
         Carvng
         Bonus Recipe: Grilled Leg of Lamb Robert
            Play Recipe
      Veal
         Choosing, Scallopini & Wiener Schnitzel
         Bonus Recipe: Grilled Veal Chops With Caper Sauce
            Play Recipe
      Bonus Recipes: Pan-Seared or Grilled Marinated Flank Steak
      Bonus Recipes: Spicy Beef Shell Roast
         Play Recipe
   Poultry
      Chicken
         Preparing for Grill
         Preparing for Sauté
         Preparing for Roasting
         Trussing
         Boning and Stuffing an Entire Chicken
         De-Fatting Stock
         Gravy
         Carving & Serving
         Bonus Recipe: Grilled Chicken with Tarragon Butter
      Turkey
         Carving
         Bonus Recipe: Roasted Turkey With Mushroom Stuffing
            Play Recipe
Disc #2 -- Complete Pepin: Techniques and Recipes - Fish/Shellfish/Desserts
   Fish
      Salmon
         Choosing
         Scaling
         Cleaning, Deboing & Cutting
         Deboning Prepared Steaks
         Gravlax
         Carpaccio
         Bonus Recipe: Salmon Grenobloise
      Sole
         Choosing, Filleting & Skinning
         Paupiettes
         Serving (Almondine)
         Bonus Recipe: Fillet of Sole With Herb Stuffing
   Shellfish
      Oysters: Opening & Mignonnette Sauce
      Clams: Opening
      Crab: Shelling
      Lobster: Removing Meat
      Prawns & Shrimp: Choosing, Shelling & Deveining
      Squid: Cleaning & Stuffing
      Mussels: Opening & Pilaf With Cream Sauce
      Bonus Recipes: Christmas Oysters
      Bonus Recipes: Linguine With Clam Sauce and Vegetables
         Play Recipe
      Bonus Recipes: Stew With Lima Beans and Mussels; Cold Mussel and Bean Soup
      Bonus Recipes: Crab Ravioli with Red Pepper Sauce
      Bonus Recipes: Couscous of Lobster
      Bonus Recipes: Shrimp Pané on Watercress
      Bonus Recipes: Squid Salad à la Binh
         Play Recipe
   Desserts
      Meringue
      Cookie Dough & Tart Crust
      Caramel
      Puff Pastry Dough
      Pâte à Choux
      Paris-Brest Cake
      Bonus Recipes: Orange Vacherin Jeanette
         Play Recipe
      Bonus Recipes: Raspberry Cookie Dough Galette
      Bonus Recipes: Baked Apple Tart
         Play Recipe
      Bonus Recipes: Flan à la Vanille With Caramel-Cognac Sauce
      Bonus Recipes: Cheese Straws & Carmelized Puff Pastry Sticks
   The Art of Pépin
      Folding Napkins
      Decorating With Vegetables & Aspic (Paté & Terrine)
      Butter Presentations
      Tomato Rose
      Mushroom Decorations
      Olive Decorations
      Lemon Garnishes & Decorating
      Apple Swan
      Melon Swan
      Glazed Strawberries
      Sugar-Dipped Fruit
      Meringue Creations
      Puff Pastry Creations
      Caramel Cage
      Chocolate Leaves
      Cornets & Cake Decorations
      Bûche de Noël (Christmas Log)
   More Basic Techniques
      Tying Your Towel
      Knives: Choosing & Sharpening
      Pots & Pans
      Sautéing Lesson
      Chopping Lesson
      Parchment Paper: Lining & Measuring
      Parchmant Paper: Papillote
      Serving Tableside With Spoon & Fork
      Champagne: Chilling & Opening
      Wine
      Cleaning Copper
      Keeping Clean
   PDF Recipe Booklet
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