Finding the absolute best ingredients such a big part of Chef Antoine Westermann’s culinary career and the main drive behind all of his expertly crafted dishes. His relationship with farmers and purveyors are critical to his work as a chef. While visiting one of his providers in New York, the French chef describes his efforts to find the best local ingredients for his restaurant.
Basic Chocolate Mousse
Simultaneously rich and light, chocolate mousse just requires a little bit of finesse, and the freshest, best-quality ingredients (eggs, chocolate, and cream) you can procure. Be sure to chill your cream very well and get every speck of water out of the bowl and whisk you'll use for the egg whites, then use a light hand when folding in the whipped cream, and you'll have a perfectly fluffy and decadent dessert. Read more.
Chef Daniela Soto-Innes has cooked her entire life, and does it simply, but with finesse -- all while highlighting the best products -- as shown through her love of a local spice market. She shows us how to cook with love, emphasizing her only rule in the kitchen: everything must be delicious.
Chef Sam Talbot fell in love with cooking and the whole world of gastronomy at a young age. Now he comes full circle in Williamsburg with his restaurant, Pretty Southern. Here we see how he builds a southern comfort food staple: the best mac & cheese. Read more.
We Taste Tested Trader Joe's Pumpkin Products
We tried some of TJ's 42 Pumpkin products to celebrate the start of fall. Read more.
Behind the bar - Beetle House
We visited the Tim Burton-themed bar to check out some of their spooky concoctions. Read more.
Let's Talk About Food, Baby - ChaCha
We visit this fashion designer's favorite sweet spots in Brooklyn to talk about desserts and couture. Read more.