Pascal shares his favorite Michel Richard memories, and we chat with Gio Osso – Chef of Virtu Honest Craft and Nico Heirloom Kitchen.
An English muffin has never been baked in an oven. An English muffin is cooked on a griddle: you notice a wide side coated with corn meal; that is the side that went on the griddle first. The other side looks much smaller and has no corn meal; that is the side after the muffin was flipped.
Therefore, you should always toast an English muffin.
Do you know the difference between SAUTEING OR SWEATING?
These two techniques become confused often.
Sautéing is done at high temperature. Sweating is at low temperature.
Both techniques are done on the stove top with a small amount of fat.
Sweating is mostly used for vegetables. Sautéing is usually with protein to sear in juices such as fish and meat.
Do you know where the expression “Giving the Cold Shoulder” came from?
Meaning: A display of coldness or indifference, intended to wound.
Many years ago in England, if you checked in late to your Inn after the kitchen closed, the dish usually offered consisted of a slice of cold roast typically a cut from the shoulder.
Of course many people are seriously affected by gluten sensitivities or Celiac’s Disease. And then there are the others. Those that don’t eat it for “health” reasons, or because someone told them not to, yet have no idea what it is! Join our pizza class on Wednesday evenings to learn what gluten really is, and what it does!
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Funny video, with an important message about what you eat.