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Guidance / Tip to the Young Chef: Cheesecake, Customer Satisfaction and How Sometimes Small Changes Can Lead to a Big Difference

  In this short article I would like to share with some of you young chefs (either in experience, age or soul) an example of a situation we – the professional chef, deal with often in our daily routine. A … Continue reading

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Tip / Guidance to the Young Chef : Carem’s “Chartreuse” Explained

We don’t always notice or put in the effort to study the history and evolution of certain dishes and memorable chefs who have laid out the foundation of cooking as we know it today. One such chef is Antonin Carmen, … Continue reading

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Tip/Guidance for the Young Chef: Chicken Liver Parfait 

In general I rarely share recipes, not because I keep the secret to my self but because the Internet is so full of recipes that I prefer to teach about other topics, but for some reason the following recipe has … Continue reading

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Tip / guidance to the young chef : introducing sous vide 

More and more cooks are being exposed to cooking in low temperatures and I am deliberately not referring or using the term commonly used ” molecular cooking ” that young chef like to attach to low temperature cooking. Some like … Continue reading

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Tip/ guidance for the young chef :Tart tatin for beginners 

I have been asked few times for a tart “Tatin” recipe , as  you know i am not a pastry chef ,and I look at things trough the eyes of a cook/ chef de cuisine . Tart tatin is a … Continue reading

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Tips and Guidance for the Young Chef: Using another Building Block—”Gazpacho” Soup

I want to share with you how I feel about “building blocks” in the kitchen: many basic recipes are included in this category, from which an endless variety of recipes can be made. For example: mayonnaise, pastry cream, and many … Continue reading

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Tips and Guidance for the Young Chef: Using Building Blocks—”Vichyssoise” Soup 

I want to share with you my thoughts regarding “building blocks” in the kitchen—many basic recipes make use of these kitchen building blocks, which can be made into endless variations. For example: mayonnaise, pastry cream, Bechamel sauce, croquette base (which … Continue reading

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Tips and Advice for the Young Chef: Fish Stock

    have a few minutes respite, so I’ll quickly try to upload something before the start of the evening service. I asked my cooks to see the movie “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” an emotional and beautiful movie that tells the … Continue reading

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Tips and Guidance for the Young Chef: Making Some Order in the Kitchen—Ceviche vs. Tartare

    many cooks, chefs and  customers around the world are more and more  connected to foods dishes  composed of raw fish, despite the fact that the difference between raw and cured fish is not always clear—even to many cooks. … Continue reading

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Tip/Direction for the Young Chef: Pomme Soufflé (Potato Soufflé)

I would have never thought to post this topic for young cooks since I think there are more important things to learn. However, because, more than once, cooks have come up to me and asked how to prepare pomme soufflé, … Continue reading

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