Category: Pro-Cooking Tips

December 10, 2016 elthecook No comments exist

Hey from EL The Cook! Butchery is an art!  To all the hardcore non-vegetarians in the house, this one is for you!  When buying meat, we are often puzzled what type of cut to tell our local butcher. Often the right cut of meat, determines the taste, texture and quality of the food you will…

September 23, 2016 elthecook No comments exist

 Cheese is one of the great achievements of humankind! It all began as a simple way of concentrating and preserving the bounty of the milking season. Then the attentiveness and ingenuity of its makers slowly transformed it into something more than mere physical nourishment: into an intense, concentrated expression of pastures and animals, of microbes and…

August 19, 2016 elthecook No comments exist

              We explore the wonderful rich, delicious milk fat, butter, today with EL The Cook’s, Pro-Cooking Tips!     These days, if a cook actually manages to make this delicious fat in the kitchen, it’s most likely a disaster!  That’s a shame: all cooks should relax now and then and…

September 5, 2015 elthecook No comments exist

            Hey From EL The Cook!   Cream is a special portion of milk that is greatly enriched with fat. This enrichment occurs naturally thanks to the force of gravity! Leave a container of milk to stand undisturbed, and the globules slowly rise through the water and crowd together at…

August 5, 2015 elthecook No comments exist

    Hey from EL The Cook! We often wonder what makes a restaurant quality dish and how it differs from what we make at home! Is there a universal formula? Enter Mother Sauces!   The answer is in your sauce. Often the crowning glory of your dish and one of the  most neglected elements for…