Masterclass: emulating Escoffier with a morel and ...

Masterclass: emulating Escoffier with a morel and …

Jean-Philippe Blondet’s cookpot of asparagus and morel mushrooms could be straight out of Escoffier’s Guide Culinaire. Michael Raffael reports Auguste Escoffier’s Le Guide Culinaire was, for most of the 20th century, the chef’s bible. Its methods formed the basis of textbook teaching. As a result of its heavyweight influence, French cuisine dominated Western cuisine. Some […]

Masterclass: Stuffed boned quail and ...

Masterclass: Stuffed boned quail and …

Small of size but big in flavour, quail is served at Benedicts in Norwich by chef-patron Richard Bainbridge. Accompanied by barley risotto, his stuffed, boned and reshaped quail dish puts a whole roast bird on a plate in diner-friendly form. Michael Raffael explains. Plenty of chefs use quail eggs in their kitchens, but not too […]