Monthly Archives: October 2015

Tip/ guidance to the young chef – Sauce’s Texture “Nape”

Young chefs have definitely heard of the concept of “nape,” but the matter is not always clear—the word’s origin and loose translation is to wrap or cover. In a classic kitchen, a sauce that has a good texture is usually … Continue reading

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Tip / Guidance for the young chef: On planning a menu and more…for young chefs

Generally, when I upload a new blog post for young chefs, it is because I have a momentary desire to share a topic that seems relevant or because young chefs have approached me about the topic. The topic of building … Continue reading

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Tip / Guidance for the young chef: “Mushroom Duxelles”—another building block to add to the collection

My view of the kitchen, and my joy, has always been to add “building blocks” to my repertoire, and they are numerous. I will make use of them to direct the young generation how to assemble them and create using … Continue reading

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“Tips / Guidance to the young chef”-The Meaning of a “Kitchen Break down”

Sometime in the last few weeks, one of my favorite chefs—Matan Avraham of Hudson Restaurant in Tel Aviv —posted a few words about what transpired at his restaurant that day. From what he wrote, it was clear to me that he experienced … Continue reading

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