Living: Tips from the Toques

The world's greatest chefs, those who wear the tallest, proudest white toques, were asked by TIME to share their wisdom with the home cook. Their advice:

Paul Bocuse, 51, maítre of maítres and owner of the great restaurant outside Lyon that bears his name: "Find out in the market what is good, fresh and in season. Then choose your recipe. The next most important thing is to have a good public, which in the home means people who are eager to eat. Use recipes as inspirations: never give up on one if you are...

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