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The Subtle Skill of Sweating Vegetables

The Subtle Skill of Sweating Vegetables

A Chef’s skill in controlling heat runs a spectrum, ranging from the highest heat to the lowest heat. Each cooking technique has a specific purpose of achieving the desired cooking outcome. Skilled Chefs know that for each method, you can yield a considerable...
Achieving Synergy in Flavours Through Simmering

Achieving Synergy in Flavours Through Simmering

How does a Chef create fork-tender foods rich in flavour? He does it by doing one of the most fundamental technique in cooking – simmering.  Simmering is done by raising the temperature of the liquid where either meat or vegetable is cooked into, to just below...
Pro Chefs Searing Tips For The Best Flavour

Pro Chefs Searing Tips For The Best Flavour

Cooking, like art, requires finesse.  Certain dishes require special techniques to attain the best flavour it can have, and much of this is achieved with the proper control of heat. There is a dance at play when cooking. Professional Chefs know the importance of heat...
Spotting Great Knife Skills In A Chef

Spotting Great Knife Skills In A Chef

Knife skills are one of the essential parts of the culinary arts. In culinary school, holding a kitchen knife is taught very early in the course. A Chef’s excellent knife skills can aid in improving the quality of the food. It helps by ensuring that cooking...
How To Reduce Fire Risks In Your Kitchens

How To Reduce Fire Risks In Your Kitchens

Restaurant fires happen more often than people realise. And very quickly too. An open flame or a tiny spark from an electrical source can kick off a racing fire in just a matter of minutes. Ensure that your facility is capable of protecting your patrons by having...