La Technique

by Jacques Pépin

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Original Publisher
Times Books
Date of publication

Recommended by

Ken Hom


A chef’s manual to French cooking techniques. My first book in 1981 was modelled on Jacques book.

Tony Singh

Chef and TV Presenter

A must for any ones journey into the kitchen.

Jenny Hartin

Cookbook critic

It's Pépin, nothing else needs to be said.

Ann Redding

Chef & Owner Uncle Boons​

Wylie Dufresne

Former chef and owner of wd-50 and Alder restaurants

Candy Argondizza

ICC's Vice President of Culinary and Pastry Arts

Frank Ruta

Executive Chef, The Grill Room at Capella Washington, D.C.

Andrew Zimmern

Creator, executive producer and host of the Bizarre Foods franchise on Travel Channel

Jamie Bissonnette

Co-chef/owner of Toro NYC, Toro Boston, and Coppa

Jacquy Pfeiffer

Academic Dean, The French Pastry School

Erik Murnighan

President, International Culinary Center

Andrew F. Smith

Food historian

Chris Cosentino

Executive Chef/Co-Owner, Cockscomb and Co-owner/Partner, Boccalone Salumeria