Two great articles for foodies and wannabe foodies
|Friday, 27 July 2012 14:40|
If you're in a mid-summer grilling slump and you're tired of the same recipes, this interview with Jack Bishop and Bridget Lancaster from America's Test Kitchen is loaded with new recipes and tips for making your tried and true recipes even better. For example, based on Bishop's recommendations, I think I maybe way overcooking corn on the cob:
He also recommends boiling corn for no longer than a minute or two, if you're going to go the non-grilling route. "The corn we eat now bears almost no resemblance to the corn we ate a long time ago," he says. "Using an old recipe, it might say to cook it for 8 to 10 minutes, but that is way too long."
Marcus Samuelsson talks about his new memoir "Yes, Chef" which details his evolution from orphan in Ethiopia to world renowned chef. He describes his childhood spent learning to cook in the kitchen of his adopted grandmother in Sweden:
"And it's really when I came up to her house and started to spend the afternoons there after school and just learning how to make meatballs or learning how to make gingersnap cookies or sticking my - learning how to make fresh breadcrumbs from a day-old bread, and so it was really in those rituals that my love for food was really built."