Vegetables: The Basics

Day 2 of the Chef Diploma at Ceria University, Brussels. Vegetables! That was the theme of the evening.  Here are the top tips I learned: Mushrooms:  Do not wash wild mushrooms, but do wash button or chestnut mushrooms. To cook mushrooms, heat a sauté pan, add some butter, add the chopped mushrooms, and do not stir immediately, … More Vegetables: The Basics

What do you want to be when you grow up? And Knife Sharpening Tips!

“What do you want to be when you grow up?”  That was the theme of a friend’s birthday about 3.or 4 years ago.  Some people went as a Gladiator, or Pamela Anderson on Baywatch – I went as a Chef! My friend reminded me of that fact just a few weeks ago.  It is ironic … More What do you want to be when you grow up? And Knife Sharpening Tips!