Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul
Documentary · Lifestyle
The beloved, iconic chef and his dearest friends and family share wit, wisdom, passion, and over 100 recipes that evolved over his 50-year career.
Directed byCara MillerSandy SchonningPaul Swenson
S01:E01 - Fête Des Boules
Jacques cooks up a party menu of favorites to share, including crab chips with salmon caviar and a garden-fresh tabbouleh salad.
S01:E02 - All in the Family
Jacques’ daughter Claudine joins him to cook classic recipes from his mother’s restaurant, including Parisian potage and instant orange cake.
S01:E03 - Toast to Julia
Jacques raises a glass to his beloved friend Julia Child as he shares recipes and anecdotes from their past.
S01:E04 - Cooking From Le Pelican
Jacques and daughter Claudine recreate country-style eggs and swiss chard gratin and braised veal breast with pearl onions and artichoke.
S01:E05 - Chef in Training
Fresh bread is a staple on Jacques’ dining table, so he begins the show with an easy fougasse. Then it's salmon rillettes and crêpes with Nutella.
S01:E06 - Autumn Leaves
It’s easy to fall in love with Jacques’ seasonal menu, including tomato velvet soup, grilled lamb shasklik, and a colorful red cabbage salad.
S01:E07 - La Cocina Olé
Trips to Mexico are the inspiration for Jacques’ tasty garlic and pasilla soup and chicken with chili sauce and achiote rice .
S01:E08 - Cooking for the President
Jacques’ career includes time in the Élysée Palace cooking for the French President. Now he replicates those dishes, including shrimp eggs en cocotte.
S01:E09 - Taste Bud Temptations
Jacques and wife Gloria indulge in tuna tartare with bagel chips and radishes, plus a Spanish tortilla.
S01:E10 - Global Gastronomy
Jacques brings together culinary treasures from cuisines around the world, including Japanese-inspired broiled salmon with miso glaze.
S01:E11 - Offal Good
In Jacques’ kitchen, nothing goes to waste! Today, he espouses the virtues of offal and prepares a menu of several underutilized “variety meats.”
S01:E12 - Catch O' the Day
Jacques’ summer plans always include friends, fishing, and cooking the wonderful bounty from the sea, including a poached cod in light cream sauce.
S01:E13 - Julia Remembered
Jacques lovingly prepares dishes once enjoyed with his dear cooking companion Julia Child, including an oyster chowder and eggplant-tomato gratin.
S01:E14 - Gloria's Favorites
Jacques dedicates today’s dishes to his wife Gloria, including pressed caviar canape and corn fritters with smoked salmon.
S01:E15 - Shorey's Petite Appetite
Shorey, Jacques’ granddaughter, helps him prepare escargots in baked potatoes, stuffed tomatoes and delicious chocolate-pistachio brittle.
S01:E16 - Cuisine De Ma Cherie
Jacques prepares a meal of wife Gloria’s favorites -- a tasty herbed omelet with shrimp, onion and mint salad and a rice pudding with dried cherries.
S01:E17 - Sweet Endings With Shorey
Granddaughter Shorey helps Jacques make fresh butter for a tartine de confiture, plus chocolate pistachio biscotti.
S01:E18 - Viva México!
Jacques makes a Mexican-inspired hibiscus flower cocktail, Yucatán ceviche and fillet of sole Riviera with pico de gallo.
S01:E19 - Kitchen Companions
Jean-Claude joins Jacques in the kitchen to create a flavor-filled feast, beginning with octopus stew served over a creamy polenta.
S01:E20 - Ocean Harvest
Jacques showcases four sophisticated seafood dishes, includuing tuna á la minute and healthy shrimp burgers on zucchini.
S01:E21 - Cooking Clever
Budget-friendly dishes are full of flavor when Jacques steps in, including mussels on soft polenta and classic Italian spaghetti á la Bolognese.
S01:E22 - Heirloom Favorites
Jacques shares anecdotes from his childhood while preparing a classic dumpling dish and a sauté of rabbit with mushrooms and cream.
S01:E23 - Just Ducky!
Jacques’ daughter Claudine lends a helping hand in the kitchen to cook some of her favorite duck recipes, including duck liver mousse with apples.
S01:E24 - Cuisine Économique
Jacques uses inexpensive but high quality ingredients in these dishes, including a black lentil salad with eggs and spinach and ricotta lasagna.
S01:E25 - Wonders of the Sea
Jacques combines his knowledge of American cookery with traditional French training, preparing seafood salad and Creole-inspired blackfish beignets.
S01:E26 - Menu Memories
Jacques and daughter Claudine make a hearty dish of lamb breast navarin and a caffeine-packed coffee panna cotta.
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