Chrissy Teigen’s mother, Vilailuck “Pepper” Teigen, is honoring the memory of her late grandson, Jack. Pepper dedicated her new cookbook to Jack and recently talked about the emotional decision.
Talking with WSJ. Magazine about your next Pepper Thai Cookbook, the famous grandmother, who first gained celebrity status as Chrissy’s fun and outspoken mother, reflected on her decision to dedicate the book to Jack.
“We talk about him every day,” Pepper shared. “Luna talks about him every day, and that’s how we cry.”
Chrissy and her husband John Legend, who are the parents of a 4-year-old daughter, Luna, and a 2-year-old son, Miles, suffered the painful loss of their son Jack, whom she lost at 20 weeks gestation. in September. They had announced that they were expecting baby number 3 in August.
Pepper said the family “is getting better every day … We’re getting a lot better, and Chrissy is getting better.”
In February, Chrissy took to her Instagram story and shared a heartbreaking post about what Jack’s due date would have been.
“Today was your due date. We will love you forever,” Chrissy wrote, adding a purple heart emoji. The attached photo showed her wrist with a beaded bracelet with Jack’s name written on it, as well as two bracelets on top with Luna and Miles’s names on them.
Pepper, however, also spoke about the inspiration for her new cookbook, which she said came from her daughter, who has published several cookbooks of her own.
Pepper said Chrissy “trusted me a lot and told me that I was the best cook and that I needed to write these recipes.”
“And I’m so glad he did.” “Now I have a book and something that I can pass on to her, Luna and Miles.”
The Pepper Thai Cookbook: Everyone’s Favorite Thai Mom’s Family Recipes comes out on April 13.