Every chef whether personal or not needs to keep their finger on the pulse of the food industry. Find out what´s going on in the food world, how it affects your clients and your business here.
Become An Ingredient Sleuth - Expand Your Offering
When I'm foraging for ingredients and deciding which items I'm going to add to my 'To Try' list I explore. As a chef, it's important to constantly push your own envelope and learn new ingredients to add to your palate. Here's what I look for and how I go about formulating my research.
Cooking Solutions [offsite link]
Crooked Brook Chefs Wear [offsite link]
THE site for custom made chefs wear, really great clothes.
Farmers Market Online [offsite link]
How To Caramelize Onions
Sometimes I have to remember to refer to the basics like 'how to caramelizE onions' to help take you through my tried and true methods of
creating flavorFUL nutritious meals. I'm an onion freak and I think by the time you're finished reading and implementing these techniques, you will be too.
Ideas for Your Staple Food Items
Being prepared for whatever comes your way is highly underrated. It keeps you from being caught on the wrong side of opportunity. Here are a few simple tips that will keep your pantry full, your creativity flowing and your clients calling you back for more.
Ideas On How to Use Vietnamese Coriander
I just got back from my [un]local nursery, where I and my boys went on a vertical gardening foraging trip. I found, much to my surprise, Vietnamese coriander, amongst other things. Loved the smell, but didn't really know what to do with it. Here's what I found.
Iron Chef [offsite link]
Make Your Specialty Food Stores Your Resource
You can never get too familiar with your specialty food stores. When you keep your finger on the pulse of what your marketplace is carrying, you keep your finger on the pulse of what your adoring fans may be looking for. Keep abreast of this when perusing your specialty foods markets.
Making Your Alternatives List
Have you ever run into a client who has such a specialized diet that it takes you to the end of your limits? Sometimes as personal chefs we have to make special considerations for our special needs clientele. Here are some ways to insure you always have an answer to their concerns.
Newsflash On Papayas and Salmonella
Think produce is always the safest bet when it comes to creating your menu? After reading this article you'll think twice and know where to look for your latest information.
Online Chef [offsite link]
Research Information Sites for Your PC Business
Nutrition is the most important thing when it comes to sustainability in your cheffing for clients. There is a wealth of information online that can help make your life and culinary career a lot easier.
Science of Cooking [offsite link]
Discover how a pinch of curiosity can improve your cooking! Explore recipes, activities, and Webcasts that will enhance your understanding of the science behind food and cooking.
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