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.
The Science-y Way to Shop for Pans
With the holidays approaching, MDRN KTCHN host Scott Heimendinger breaks down whether it's really worth springing for those expensive copper pans as a gift for your favorite cook. As a bonus, he also lays out the science behind heat transfer, so that you can get your food cooked evenly every time. Want to learn more? Come back every Sunday for a new episode of MDRN KTCHN, and check out Modernist Cuisine's new cookbook, Modernist Cuisine at Home!
Chef Daniela Soto-Innes describes how her background and culture is expressed through her cooking. As she creates a scallop aguachile dish, the chef/partner at Cosme and Atla tells the story of how the most genuine meals are cooked with sincerity.
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.
The greatest chefs strive to serve the best food, and often, their inspiration comes from many sources. Chef Antoine Westermann of Le Coq Rico, develops many of his Michelin-starred meals by exploring the farmers’ market to procure local foods for his finest dishes. Read more.