The Culinary Potential of Pine
The use of pine in the kitchen has a long history in various cultures, despite seeming like a fairly new and unusual trend. Are all pine trees edible? How do you collect and prepare them for cooking?
Yeast – what is it?
Yeast is an amazing product. We pay little attention to it, although they it served humanity for centuries. Initially, people used it without knowing what it was or where it came from. Yeast was used for alcoholic (anaerobic) fermentation or for making leaven for cakes.
“Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” by Roca Brothers
When we think of recycling in a restaurant, we often think of colored bins, sometimes a composter or activities leading to less-waste and zero-waste. However, our associations are primarily related to food waste.
Confit means long and tasty
In fact, the confit method has its roots in France (confire - to conserve). It consists of long cooking in fat, oil, or syrup.