Now, another intrepid Brit Chef, Muhammed Karim, kitchen boss at Bindi in Grantham, Lincolnshire, has created a “chili challenge” based on the infamous Ghost Pepper. It’s a Chicken Curry officially titled “Naga Infiniti”, but back in the kitchen, they call it “The Widower”.
Everybody loves Mac & Cheese. There are as many M&C recipes and variations as there are people who make it so well that they end up being asked to make it often! And it’s easy enough to make that you can add it to your suppertime menu on the spur of the moment!
This time out, we’ll leverage everything we’ve learned so far about stocks and thickeners in an exploration of rich, dark, versatile Espagñole Sauce – based on stocks made with roasted bones, and often with tomato product added for extra rich colour and flavour.
Veloutés are light, silky, sauces based on the light coloured and delicately flavoured stocks made by simmering raw (un-roasted) veal or poultry bones, fish bones or crustacean shells, or your favourite blend of aromatic vegetables.
It’s the middle of the week after Christmas. You have a ton of leftover Turkey lurking in your fridge, freezer or garage (assuming you live in the Northern Temperate Zone, where Winter actually comes in Winter). What do you do with it?
Béchamel is your basic “white sauce”. It’s the Mother of the milk-based sauces in the classic French sauce pantheon. And it’s a great way to demonstrate the basics of thickening a sauce with Roux.