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Tip/Guidance for the Young Chef: Cooking Potatoes for Salad

I was asked, when bringing over a potato salad to some friends, what the secret is to achieve the look and texture my potatoes had: Crispy outer layer (wall /sides) Soft texture Smooth outer layer Here is a photo to … Continue reading

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Tip/ guidance to the young chef: there is only one competition…

The culinary competition that is, to me, the best and most important in the culinary world or at least for me is The Bocuse d’Or: In 2013, I published a short article that tells a little bit about the competition … 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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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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Hello world!

Hello! From Michael, to all our young chefs To all young chefs and any others just embarking upon their culinary journey—welcome! My name is Michael, and I’ve worked in the kitchen since 1991. The realization that sometimes the younger generation lacked guidance … Continue reading

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