Synopses & Reviews
In Chef’s Secrets, more than 80 renowned chefs share the tricks, timesaving techniques, and kitchen wisdom they’ve learned through years of experience.
• Steven Raichlen on Building a Three-Zone Fire on a Charcoal Grill
• Charlie Palmer on Roasting a Perfect Turkey
• Bruce Aidells on the Secret to Flavorful Pork
• Gary Guitard on Tempering Chocolate
• Plus techniques from Sara Moulton, Marcus Samuelsson, Norman Van Aken, Roxanne Klein, James Peterson, Emily Luchetti, and dozens of other top-notch chefs!
Each technique is explained in the chef’s own words, along with a short, revealing interview and a detailed profile of the chef’s accomplishments. With tips stretching from the basics (how to peel ginger with a teaspoon) to the extreme (how to peel a tomato with a blow-torch), Chef’s Secrets is an essential reference for any food lover’s bookshelf!
Maroukian reveals the tricks, timesaving techniques, and wisdom of more than 80 renowned chefs.
In Chef's Secrets, more than 80 renowned chefs share the tricks, timesaving techniques, and wisdom they've learned through years of experience. The Food Network's Sara Moulton shows how to keep dredging neat and simple; pastry chef Fran ois Payard shows how piping chocolate can make fabulous-looking desserts; Norman Van Aken offers step-by-step instructions for making an intensely flavored pan sauce; and much, much more.
Each technique is described in the chef's own words, along with a short, revealing interview and a detailed profile of the chef's accomplishments. With tips ranging from the basics (how to peel ginger with a teaspoon) to the extreme (how to filet an eel), Chef's Secrets will appeal to beginners as well as established foodies. It's the perfect addition to any food lover's bookshelf
About the Author
Francine Maroukian is a freelance writer whose work frequently appears in Town & Country, Esquire, and Travel + Leisure.