Whipping up this homemade mayonnaise provides fresh flavor and your guests will love it. Customize it to your flavor profile by adding your favorite ingredients such as saffron, hot sauce, cayenne, pesto, the list is endless.
Cocoa adds the perfect twist to Osso Bucco in this recipe.
Pure, organic cocoa, coco, or cacao butter. Anyway you say it, it’s delicious.
Sourdough coconut pancakes with fresh coconut and bananas give the taste of the islands to Christmas morning.
Are you prepared for a week without power? Here’s my tips to help your restaurant survive Hurricane Florence. Tonight. Cook and serve whatever you can. Offer to-go meals, half price specials, whatever it takes to move your food. When you’re preparing to close, freeze what you can, clean out all garbage, make certain you’ve […]
“Chef Malik, would you like to come to California and cook with me this summer?” Her French voice crackled with sincerety and authenticity and I can remember thinking this could only be one particular woman on the other end of the line. Madeleine Kamman. Several months later I was flying to California’s Napa Valley to […]
From the minute I walked into my first professional kitchen, I knew I was meant to be there. I loved everything about it. The pace, the intensity, all the insane foods that I’d only read about and the impossibly high standards set by a larger than life Parisian-born Chef. You did not question his methods, […]
Many years ago I was the Executive Sous Chef at the glorious Mills House Hotel in Charleston. When I took this position, I really thought I would soon be their Executive Chef. During the interview process the Executive Chef repeatedly told me he would soon be headed to a hotel in the Caribbean. His position […]
As a young apprentice at the Culinary Arts program in New Orleans, I was fortunate enough to be hired by Chef Daniel (pronounced Dan Yell) Bonnot at the Restaurant de la Tour Eiffel. This was the original restaurant from the Eiffel Tower, the one in Paris, the restaurant was removed by French engineers because it […]