Master of Sauces – Georges Auguste Escoffier
Georges Auguste Escoffier (1846 – 1917) is known as the ‘master of sauces’. His love and passion for cooking and food took him to different places in his life and made him an authority on sauces. He travelled the length and breadth of…303
The Sauces Common in South American Cuisine
South American cuisine is a fusion of European and African cuisines introduced by the European colonizers. It is characterized by the use of several types of sauces. Soy sauce and aji-verde sauces are especially popular in the country. These…276
Vinaigrettes and Dressings Used in French Cooking
Sauces and dressings play a big role in French food. In fact, French cuisine is more than just good meals; it’s also good table manners. When you sit down to a French meal, you also have to sit down with the right outfit. For example, while…263
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…244
The Basic Sauces Used in French Cuisine
French cuisine is known for its amazing sauces. It is said that French chefs have developed more than 4,000 different sauces throughout history. The French have enjoyed their sauces as much as the rest of the world has. Aside from being…288
What are the Most Useful French Sauces?
Did you know that there are an impressive 243 French sauces? That’s more than two for every week of the year! But what does that mean for you? Well, that means that there’s a lot you can learn about French cuisine if you start playing around…268
Brown and White Roux Explained – The Differences and Uses
A Roux is a mixture of fat and liquid that is used in cooking to thicken sauces and soups. It also helps bind ingredients into a sauce. Brown and white Roux are two different types of Roux. These two types of Roux have different properties. They…340
Ketchup, Mustard and Mayonnaise: Sauces as Condiments
When you think of ketchup, mustard and mayonnaise, you probably think of them as condiments. They are used for flavor not for nutrition. However, these sauces can be used as a substitution for fat in a healthy diet. Ketchup, mustard and…297
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…268
What Sauces are used in Italian Cooking?
An Italian dinner is incomplete without an array of sauces and flavors. Italian food is all about using fresh, high quality ingredients and using them in the best possible way. An Italian dinner is incomplete without an array of sauces and…254