Jacques Pépin is a culinary legend. He's written over 20 cookbooks, starred or co-starred in multiple TV programs, including Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home with Julie Child (which won an Emmy Award) and he continues to teach and contribute to the way we eat and cook today. Pépin is also a grandfather, and in his latest cookbook, A Grandfather's Lessons: In the Kitchen with Shorey, he shares recipes and kitchen wisdom with a new generation of his family, and with us.
Below are the three books he most enjoyed this year and why. Look here for more celebrity favorites.
Jacques Pépin's favorite reads of 2017