Jacques Pépin: The Best Home Cook Ever
Plus: Is there actually "Jewish" food?
This Week’s Marksisms
My old friend Jacques Pépin has a new book out called Cooking My Way: Recipes and Techniques for Economical Cooking, which focuses on how to save money, time, and effort in the kitchen. Jacques is obviously a famous chef, and a brilliant one, but he’s also the best home cook I’ve ever met. He’s a chef with a home cook’s sensibility, and has never stopped being inventive.
We had him on the podcast a year ago, and it was an episode that many people loved, so we thought now would be a good time to bring it back. (The recipe I talk about on the episode, Eggs Jeannette, is here.)
Is There “Jewish Food,” Really?
You can take the word “British” out of the question “What is British Jewish food, really,” which is discussed in this Vittles post. Because “What the hell is Jewish food?”