Tradition starts at the table.

Kitchen Essentials

 

Every cook and every kitchen needs a core collection of recipes.  With them, you are able to provide comfort cooking or a fantastic feast.  They are the basic recipes that make magic happen.  This page will give you a solid start.  Check back often as I will keep adding.

Pantry basics

Lavender Sugar / Homemade liqueur / Date Paste (Agwa)

Bread

Brioche / CiabattaDinner Rolls / Raisin Bread / Rye / White Bread / Sourdough Starter

Pasta

Gnocchi

Pastry

Sweet Pastry (Pâte Sucrée) / Tart Pastry (Pâte Sablée) / Pie Pastry (Pâte Brisée) / Choux / Laminated Pastry (Puff, Danish, Croissant) / Three ingredient Shortcrust pastry

Cold set desserts

Chocolate Mousse / Panna Cotta

Stock

Brown Stock / White Stock / Vegetable Stock / Fish Stock

Sauces

The Mother Sauces: Béchamel / Velouté / Espagnole / Sauce Tomat (Tomato Sauce) / Hollandaise