This week On A Taste of the Past, Linda is joined by a very special guest who is not only a chef who has cooked for Charles de Gaulle and has 11 cookbooksbut who is also an Emmy Winner, a recipient of Frances highest honer: Chevalier de LOrdre des Arts et des Lettres, a painter, and a poet. Any guesses??? Its Jacques Pepin! The two chat about Jacques beginnings in his parents kitchen to his time at Le Pavillion to his newest cookbook coming out in October: The Essential Pepin. And if youre in the area theres still time to get tickets to catch Mr. Pepin at this years New York City Wine and Food Festival. This episode is sponsored by The Hearst Ranch.