Jacques Pépin has been cooking for over six decades. He has had the pleasure of working side by side with legends, including the late great Julia Childs. His cooking show on PBS, Heart and Soul with Jacques Pépin, has been one of the most popular shows on the network. Jacques provides a true learning experience, and his work is truly inspirational to say the least. He is by far a legend, and is loved and admired by many. Just the other day, I noticed a Facebook post on Jacques page asking why his wife of 50 years is not on the show. So for all you guys out there that need some great advice, check this out.
This was taken from his Facebook page; “I have been reading some of your messages and posts recently. I have mentioned before that we are a team of 2 people on this page, Claudine and me, so we cannot answer everyone. But two things have been mentioned a few times, so I will try to answer. My wife of almost 50 years is not on many shows because she does not want to be. I am happily married and know better than to try to force her to do something that she doesn’t like. Also, I certainly did not mean to ignore my son-in-law during the show; he is a good man, husband, chef, and teacher. That’s it. -JP”
So there you have it, not only does this true gentlemen and I do mean gentlemen in the most sincere term give the best advice ever on how to cook, but his advice is sound “ don’t make someone do something they don’t want to do”. If you have not seen his show then you need to check it out on PBS!