PBS NewsHour

Jacques Pépin says following a recipe can lead to disaster

Clip: 04/13/2016 | 3m 55s

Have you ever had a dish turn out wrong no matter how closely you stick to the recipe? According to legendary chef Jacques Pépin, recipes describe a process that can never be duplicated exactly; what you need to understand is the “idea” behind the recipe, and use it as a point of departure.

Aired: 04/13/16

Rating: NR

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