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.
How to Crush Ice for Cocktails
Some cocktails call for crushed ice rather than ice cubes. Crushed ice melts quicker and makes more of a slushy drink—perfect for summer coolers. CHOW's Amy Wisniewski shows you how to transform solid ice cubes into melty shards, via satisfying blows on the counter.
How to Crush Pepper Without a Grinder
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How to Crush Pepper Without a Grinder Jill shows you how to use simple kitchen equipment to crack whole peppercorns if you don't have a fancy pepper grinder.
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.