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Category: RECIPE BOOK

AVOCADO GOOD HEALTH-FRUIT FROM MEXICO

First of all- avocado good health? Most definitely! Origin: Strange food names! There are lots of reasons to love avocados. They keep your heart healthy and reduce your cancer risk. The origin of the name has an amusing aspect, Avocado from Mexico; My research tells me that avocado derives...

THE MAGIC OF MUSHROOMS

Food for the Gods, environmental marvel and vital role in medical science-the magic of mushrooms! Discovery of the big one A giant mushroom was discovered in Crystal falls in the late 1980s. What at first appeared to be a community of Armillaria gallica growing beneath the leaf litter of the...

DO YOU FORGIVE YOURSELF CHEATING?

  Often referred to as custard and too often made with packet mix; horrible orange color, disgusting taste and gloppy texture- so be honest- do you forgive yourself for cheating? Crème Anglaise! In all my forty years as a chef, working in some of the worlds top restaurants and former chef...

FABULOUS CHOCOLATE NEMESIS-RIVER CAFE

This the best selling dessert in my restaurants! Gluten free Prep time: 20 minutes Ingredients 10 eggs 2 3/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons (575g) granulated sugar 24 ounces (675g) best-quality bittersweet chocolate (70% cocoa solids), broken into small pieces 1 pound (450g) unsalted butter, softened Crème fraîche, for serving Directions 1) Preheat the oven to 250°F (130°C)....

WHY SHOULD WE EAT CHOCOLATE

 So why should we eat chocolate? Chocolates bad boy health image has changed. Besides having many proven health benefits, it is a delicious source of energy!   My first real friendship with Chocolate: –began in Caracas Venezuela where I was the chef and owner of a Michelin star restaurant...

CHOCOLATE FOUNTAIN IDEAS

Hi there, this is Michelin chef Patrick again, always at the side of the home cook. Now with some chocolate fountain ideas. It doesn’t matter how old you are or how healthy you might try to be; chocolate is one of the great joys in life. Despite it’s bad...

TEMPERING CHOCOLATE PROCESS-EASY AT HOME

Hi there, I am a Michelin star chef and former chef to Sir Elton John. I would like to talk about the TEMPERING CHOCOLATE PROCESS at home If you have ever tried to make strawberry dipping chocolate, chocolate cake decorations,molded chocolates, chocolate truffles and so forth, and wondered why,...

WORLD GREATEST CHEESECAKE RECIPE

WORLD GREATEST CHEESECAKE RECIPE. Everyone says “my cheesecake is the best” but mine really is! My criteria for a superb cheesecake: Must be creamy and not stick to the palate So here we go-world greatest cheesecake recipe. So easy to prepare even a kiddie could do it!  you will...