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The World’s Best Chefs - Monsieur Pierre Gouan
Pierre Gouan began his culinary career at the age of 15 while working at a small, family-owned restaurant in the town of Auvelin, in the French Ardennes. During his time there, he learned the ins and outs of fine dining, including how to source…212
The Art of French Cuisine and Escoffier
The culinary world. It is a place filled with mysteries and most of them are about how to cook fancy food. Most of the people who cook fancy food are called chefs. But not all chefs are good at cooking. They might be very creative but sometimes…606
Choose Roasting as a Cooking Method
When you think about it, eating roasted foods might not seem like such a big deal. After all, how different can they be? These are foods that have been cooked in an oven at a high temperature until they’re browned and crunchy. They tend to be…736
Why Baking is the Best Method to Make Bread
There are many reasons to love baking your own bread. It’s a great way to learn about the science of food, balance your sense of smell and taste, develop your fine motor skills, and leave the store bought stuff behind. But perhaps its greatest…555
What are the Best Foods to Steam Cook?
When it comes to eating well, there’s no substitute for good cooking. The process of steaming food not only tastes better than cooking with oil or water, but it also makes all the difference in how your finished meal turns out. Steaming is…271
How Did Beef Stroganoff Get its Name?
Beef Stroganoff is one of the most popular dishes in Russia. The dish has its roots in the Caucasus, and its name is a combination of the names of its main ingredients: beef and Stroganov. The dish was named after the Stroganov family, who were…626
How did Baked Alaska get its Name?
The Dessert Baked Alaska has a rich history. The dessert has a very interesting origin that has been going on for quite a long time. This sweet dessert was first created in the early 1900s. The origins of this delicious dessert have been traced…275
Italian Cuisine and Food from the Sea
Italian cuisine is a reflection of its geographic location, the varied geography of Italy and the many diverse cultures that have influenced it over the centuries. The cuisine is based on local and regional ingredients such as olive oil,…216
The Many Uses of the Handy Food Processor
If you have ever spent time in the kitchen, then you know how difficult it can be to get all the ingredients ready at the same time. You need to get everything chopped, sliced, diced and prepared at the same time. And you can never be sure when…706
The Essential Kitchen Tools You Can’t Do Without
Check your kitchen cabinets and you will probably find a plethora of cutting tools and gadgets. Some of these are necessary for cooking, while others are there only because other people in your family like to cook. Then, there are the ones you…697
What are Hollandaise and Béarnaise sauces?
Hollandaise sauce and béarnaise sauce are two of the world’s most popular and delicious sauces for eggs. They both have a sweet-tart flavor that compliments delicate eggs perfectly. They go well with many different kinds of foods. You can…184
Commonly Used Sauces in Chinese Cooking
Chinese food is a vast and varied genre with countless regional variations. It can be daunting to take on the task of learning how to cook Chinese food. Everything from sauces to cooking techniques can be different depending on where you live in…204