American Masters

How Jacques Pépin's "La Technique" changed modern cooking

Clip: Season 31 Episode 5 | 2m 47s

In 1976, Jacques Pépin published a groundbreaking new book: a cookbook without recipes. "La Technique" illustrated each moment where your hands interacted with food - teaching the foundations of cooking instead of recipes.

Aired: 04/28/17

Rating: NR

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