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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 Guidance for the Young Cook: An Exercise in Dish Presentation

The subject of presentation is one which occupies many cooks. Cooks who are just starting out, in many cases, invest and think more about presentation than about understanding the foundations. That’s fine, I was also like that—and it’s clear why, … Continue reading

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Tips and Guidance for the Young Cook: “Beginnings” and the Importance of the First Job

This article deals with the importance of the first place in which you’ll work/become proficient, whether or not you first attend a culinary school.   We have to make many decisions throughout our lives. Every day, from morning until night … Continue reading

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Tip/ guidance to the young chef Mayonnaise vs Ailoli  

A Little Order in the Kitchen: In times when so many young cooks are entering the culinary world, in a world that the culinary theme has developed in meteoric fashion in the last ten years, but not always in an … 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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