For this personal chef dinner for six, I was asked by the client to come up with a four-course California cuisine inspired menu as he and his group are from the Midwest. The three menu options I offered him were packed with fresh ingredients,…
I am often asked, “What is mirepoix? And why is it so important?” The answers to these questions are actually quite complex. 1478
To get the smell of onions off your hands, while washing your hands with soap (with the soap still on your hands), rub them on metal. This works on a stainless steel sink, metal faucet or pot.
The 5 Mother Sauces are béchamel, espagnole, tomato, Hollandaise and velouté. These are the base sauces that all other sauces are made from by adding other ingredients or reducing (or both).