A Modern Take on the Mother Sauces

with James Peterson

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Master the mother sauces at the heart of French cuisine with whisk-by-whisk instruction from chef and cookbook author James Peterson. Read More…

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Class Rating

(12 reviews)

rated 5 stars

Clear With Extra Tips

I just began the class, but already I have learned a ton. My husband is excited about the improvement in my cooking.

mother sauce
rated 5 stars

Just What I expected

I bought mr Paterson's Sauce book years ago and this video actually compliments it well.

rated 5 stars

What An Amazing Class!

I never expected to get so much out of a single class! James Peterson is a wonderful instructor and each lesson is a memorable experience. I highly recommend this class!

rated 5 stars

Demystifying French Sauces

I just loved the way James taught this class. I will never be afraid of making a hollandaise again. I hope Craftsy will have other classes taught by James. Outstanding!

rated 5 stars

Back To Basics For Perfection

I'm a fairly experienced home cook, but these lessons are great to remind myself of different options and techniques!


For $39.99 You Get:

  • 8 HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • 17 downloadable sauce recipes with variations
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers from James in our virtual classroom
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