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 […]