The winner of sixteen James Beard Awards and author of more than thirty cookbooks, including The Apprentice, Essential Pépin, and Jacques Pépin Quick & Simple, JACQUES PEPIN is a chef, author, television personality, educator, and artist who has starred in 12 acclaimed PBS cooking series. His dedication to culinary education led to the creation of the Jacques Pépin Foundation in 2016.
"Inexperienced home cooks and those in a hurry to put dinner on the table will appreciate this friendly, accessible collection." —Publishers Weekly “A comprehensive collection of everyday recipes that will encourage anyone who is short on time, but still interested in cooking fabulous food at home.” —Library Journal, starred review "You might just learn a few breezy techniques for weeknight French-style dining with this new one from Pépin." —Epicurious “It’s very good...I’m now so loyal to him that I’ve been cooking from it every night.” —The New York Times “Even a James Beard award–winning celebrity chef sometimes likes to whip up a low-stress dish—though quite a few of the 250 recipes in Jacques Pepin Quick & Simple may entice more ambitious cooks.” —AARP “Packed with more than 200 recipes, this book would make a great resource for busy young people who are just beginning their kitchen adventures.” —BookPage “The recipes stand the test of time; this book will become a classic in your kitchen.” —Food & Wine “For all his accomplishments, he never wavers from his goal of showing that anyone, regardless of ability or resources, can cook well, and enjoy the process.” —The Atlanta Journal-Constitution “This update of a cookbook Pepin published in 2001 belongs on the bookshelf of anyone who has to regularly put dinner on the table for themselves and their families.” —Town & Country —