Jacques Pépin says following a recipe can lead to disaster

Aired: 4/13/2016 | 0:03:55 | Clip
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.