Modernist Cooking Made Easy Getting Started

Modernist Cooking Made Easy  Getting Started Author Jason Logsdon
ISBN-10 1481063316
Year 2012
Pages 242
Language en
Publisher Createspace Independent Pub
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Are you interested in molecular gastronomy and modernist cooking but can't find any accessible information for getting started? Are you looking for an easy to understand introduction to the techniques, ingredients, and recipes of modernist cooking? If you nodded your head "Yes" then this book was written for you! Modernist cooking is quickly gaining popularity in high end restaurants and working its way into home kitchens. However, there has been very little accessible information about the techniques and ingredients used. This book aims to change that by presenting all the information you need to get to get started with modernist cooking and molecular gastronomy. It is all presented in an easy to understand format, along with more than 80 example recipes, that can be applied immediately in your kitchen. Modernist Cooking Made Easy: Getting Started covers popular modernist techniques like foams, gels, and spherification as well as many of the ingredients including agar, xanthan gum, and sodium alginate. There are also more than 80 high quality, black and white photographs providing a visual look at many of the recipes and techniques. What You Get in This Book: An in-depth look at many of the most popular modernist ingredients such as xanthan gum, sodium alginate, carrageenan, and agar agar. A detailed exploration of modernist techniques like spherification, gelling, foaming, thickening, and sous vide. More than 80 recipes for gels, foams, sauces, caviars, airs, syrups, gel noodles and marshmallows. Directions for how to use modernist techniques and ingredients to make your everyday cooking more convenient. More than 400 sous vide time and temperature combinations across 175 cuts of meat, types of fish and vegetables. If you want to get started with modernist cooking then this is the book for you!

Modernist Cooking Made Easy

Modernist Cooking Made Easy Author Jason Logsdon
ISBN-10 0991050169
Year 2014-09-23
Pages 280
Language en
Publisher
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Are you tired of serving the same bland and uninteresting foods when you have parties? Do you want to delight and amaze your friends when they come over? If you nodded your head "Yes" then this book was written for you Modernist cooking is a great way to easily create exceptional dishes that will blow your friends away It's also a fun way to delight your senses with new flavors, textures, aromas, and compositions. "Modernist Cooking Made Easy: Party Foods" provides all the information you need to get started amazing your party guests with modernist cooking. It is all presented in an easy to understand format along with more than 100 recipes that can be applied immediately to your next party. This book is written for adventurous home cooks, whether or not you have experience with modernist cooking. It steps you through the basics, including overviews of the most popular modernist techniques, equipment, and ingredients. These techniques can produce an amazing array of dishes that anyone can easily use to experience the joys of modernist cooking as well as to delight their guests Inside you'll find an extensive compilation of recipes for awesome party foods that provide a wide variety of delightful taste sensations including modernist deviled eggs, flavorful foams, spherified soups, fancy flatbreads, creamy cheeses, pressure cooked soups, kicked-up chicken wings, tasty gels, infused cocktails and more Whether you like to have sit-down dinner parties, walk-around cocktail parties, outdoor barbecues, or anything in between, you'll find great recipes that you can use. From fancy flatbreads and foamed dips to spherified cocktails and sous vided meats, modernist cooking can create food that plays with all of the senses. It is an awesome way to easily wow your family and friends Using the recipes and techniques presented in this book you'll be using all the best applications of modernist cooking and impressing your friends with some "WOW" recipes on those special occasions. What You Get In This Book - An overview of modernist cooking techniques including carbonating, foaming, gelling, infusing, emulsifying, pressure cooking, thickening, sous viding, and spherification. - A look at the most popular modernist ingredients and how to use them, including agar, carrageenan, gelatin, lecithin, sodium alginate, sodium citrate, xanthan gum and many more. - A detailed look at the equipment you need to get started with modernist cooking at home, all of which costs less than $100. - More than 100 recipes providing a wide variety of dishes that will be the hit of your party, complete with large images in color on the Kindle and B&W in print. They include: - Crostini, pressure cooked soups, chicken wings and tenders - Chips and dips, flatbreads, infused alcohols and cocktails - Deviled eggs, cold soups, cheesy soups and dips - A wide variety of small plates using beef, pork, chicken, fish, and lobster - A comprehensive sous vide time and temperature chart, as well as cooking-by-thickness times. - Detailed summary charts with the different techniques for various ingredients and what ratios they should be used in. If you want to use modernist cooking to delight your taste buds and amaze your friends then this is the book for you

Modernist Cooking Made Easy

Modernist Cooking Made Easy Author Jason Logsdon
ISBN-10 0991050177
Year 2014-11-08
Pages 270
Language en
Publisher
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Although sous vide cooking is not as "sexy" as some of the other modernist techniques it has two huge advantages for both the novice and experienced cook. Most importantly it will allow you to significantly increase the quality and consistency of the dishes you create on a daily basis. And for those of you whose lives are harried, the sous vide technique also allows you to create remarkable meals while working around your hectic schedule.Sous vide is a simple and extremely effective way to cook. This book covers every step of the sous vide process, from seasoning, sealing, and temperature control to how to determine the times and temperatures needed to turn out great food. There are also extensive write ups for the main types of food including steak and red meat, pork, fish and shellfish, eggs, fruits and vegetables, and more. After reading this book you will be able to consistently prepare great food with a minimal amount of effort.The bulk of this book is the more than 85 recipes it contains. You can skim the recipes looking for something that inspires you, or turn to a specific recipe to learn all about how to cook the cut of meat it features.

Modernist Cooking Made Easy

Modernist Cooking Made Easy Author Jason Logsdon
ISBN-10 0991050185
Year 2015-11-20
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher
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From tea and coffee to flavored vinegars and oils, infusions are a part of our daily lives. Now they are more prevalent as talented chefs and bartenders create custom infusions for use in food and cocktails. Explore creating infusions by the traditional process, as well as the modernist methods of using a whipping siphon, sous vide and fat washing.

Molecular Gastronomy at Home

Molecular Gastronomy at Home Author Jozef Youssef
ISBN-10 1770852018
Year 2013
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Firefly Books Limited
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This book teaches the experienced home cook how to practice dozens of the most common methods used in molecular gastronomy.

The Everything Guide to Cooking Sous Vide

The Everything Guide to Cooking Sous Vide Author Steve Cylka
ISBN-10 9781440588372
Year 2015-05-08
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Try cooking under pressure! Crisp, vibrant vegetables. Meltingly tender meats. Soft poached eggs. Creating a perfectly cooked meal is easy when using the sous vide method. Sous vide means cooking "under vacuum," literally in a vacuum-sealed bag in a temperature-controlled water bath. When cooking foods under careful temperature control, you get incredible results--no overdrying, no burning, no undercooking, and no mess! Complete with 150 mouthwatering sous vide recipes including: Eggs Florentine Honey Garlic Chicken Wings Flank Steak, Apricot, and Brie Bites Pumpkin and Apple Soup Bacon and Egg Potato Salad Risotto with Parmesan and Cheese Sous Vide Chicken and Caesar Salad Thai Pork Chops with Green Curry Sauce Rum Raisin and Pecan Rice Pudding Egg Nog Featuring step-by-step instructions and information on the latest models, The Everything Guide to Cooking Sous Vide is an essential resource for home cooks everywhere who want to learn to prepare delicious food using the sous vide method. This no-fuss guide will have you cooking like a top chef in no time!

The Photography of Modernist Cuisine

The Photography of Modernist Cuisine Author Nathan Myhrvold
ISBN-10 0982761023
Year 2013
Pages 312
Language en
Publisher
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The Photography of Modernist Cuisine is a feast for the eyes that serves up the beauty of food through innovative and striking photography. In the team's newest book, simple ingredients, eclectic dishes, and the dynamic phenomena at work in the kitchen are transformed into vivid, arresting art in 300 giant images. Hundreds of jaw-dropping photographs include some of the most amazing images from Modernist Cuisine and Modernist Cuisine at Home as well as many new and unpublished photos. The Photography of Modernist Cuisine also takes you into The Cooking Lab's revolutionary kitchen and its photo studio on a visual tour that reveals the special equipment and techniques the Modernist Cuisine team uses to create its culinary inventions and spectacular images. Aspiring photographers will find useful tips on how to frame and shoot their own professional-quality photographs of food in both the restaurant and the home.

Hip Pressure Cooking

Hip Pressure Cooking Author Laura D.A. Pazzaglia
ISBN-10 9781466857544
Year 2014-09-02
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher St. Martin's Griffin
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Laura Pazzaglia’s Hip Pressure Cooking offers over 200 surefire recipes designed to work in the Instant Pot, electric pressure cookers, multi-cookers with pressure programs, and stove top pressure cookers, too! In fact, the recipes were tested across multiple pressure cookers - Instant Pot, Fagor, WMF and Kuhn Rikon – to ensure delicious results no matter what you have in your kitchen. That’s right, the once-lowly and maligned pressure cooker is making a comeback! This relic of your grandparents' kitchen is not only improved and safer than ever before, but it saves time, creates more flavor, and conserves energy. Laura Pazzaglia wasn't thinking of all this when she tried pressure cooking for the first time, but after watching a friend make dinner in 10 minutes, Pazzaglia knew she had found the solution to her time-crunched life. In fact, she cooked so much she began offering recipes and advice on a website she created. At the time, pressure cooking recipes didn't emphasize aesthetics; while the food might be delicious, it was often unappealing in presentation. But Pazzaglia not only figured out how to make pressure cooked food appealing, she gained a large following for her recipes and techniques while doing it! A culmination of Pazzaglia’s experience, Hip Pressure Cooking offers everything from tasty recipes featuring fresh ingredients to special cooking techniques perfected over the years to basic tips on operating your pressure cooker where she walks you through every step of the process. The secret is out—and now you too can discover the potential of this super appliance with this revolutionary guide to cooking with pressure!

Aquafaba

Aquafaba Author Zsu Dever
ISBN-10 9781941252284
Year 2016-10-04
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Andrews McMeel Publishing
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The bean liquid we used to throw away turns out to be one of the most astonishing culinary discoveries of the decade. With its amazing egg-replacement abilities, miraculous "aquafaba" can be used as an egg-replacer to make everything from French toast to lemon meringue pie. Aquafaba can be used as a binder in both sweet and savory recipes and is a boon to vegans, people with egg allergies, as well as anyone interested in innovative cooking with a magical new ingredient. Aquafaba includes the story of how the bean liquid properties were discovered, how to use it, and how to make fabulous recipes, including: waffles crepes quiche burgers macarons marshmallows Aquafaba can even be used to make dairy-free cheese, ice cream, butter, and so much more. The book also includes a chapter filled with recipes that use the chickpeas and beans that remain after using their liquid to make aquafaba. The latest title by San-Diego-based author Zsu Dever (author of Vegan Bowls and Everday Vegan Eats), Aquafaba features Zsu's signature photography, her easy-to-follow instructions, and metric conversion charts.

Sous Vide for the Home Cook

Sous Vide for the Home Cook Author Douglas E. Baldwin
ISBN-10 0984493603
Year 2010-04-12
Pages 271
Language en
Publisher
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A primer on the sous vide cooking technique, including time and temperature tables and over 200 tested and delicious recipes for cooking eggs, meat, fish, poultry, game, vegetables, fruits, and desserts.

Modernist Bread

Modernist Bread Author Nathan Myhrvold
ISBN-10 0982761058
Year 2017-05-27
Pages 2500
Language en
Publisher
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Modernist Bread: The Art and Science is a revolutionary new understanding of one of the most important staples of the human diet. Created by the team that published the award-winning Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking, this massive treasury of practical knowledge and groundbreaking techniques captures over four years of independent research and collaborations with leading industry professionals; the result is the most in-depth look at bread to date. Stunning photography brings the complete story of bread to life across five volumes--uncover its incredible history, loaves from every corner of the world, and the breath-taking beauty of scientific phenomena at work above and below the crust. In addition, you will discover innovative recipes and techniques developed by the Modernist Cuisine team that have not been published anywhere else. Housed in a sleek stainless steel case, this five-volume set contains more than 1,500 traditional and avant-garde recipes, as well as a wire-bound kitchen manual so that you can easily bring all of the recipes into the kitchen in one compact collection. Spanning over 2,300 pages, Modernist Bread will become an invaluable resource for anyone who has a thirst for knowledge about bread or wants to advance their craft. This book is a call to arms for any baker--whether you are a strict traditionalist, avid modernist, home baker, restaurant chef, or an artisanal baker--to embrace the possibilities of invention and follow your inspiration to make breads in your own way.

Molecular Gastronomy

Molecular Gastronomy Author Hervé This
ISBN-10 9780231508070
Year 2012-04-02
Pages 392
Language en
Publisher Columbia University Press
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Hervé This (pronounced "Teess") is an internationally renowned chemist, a popular French television personality, a bestselling cookbook author, a longtime collaborator with the famed French chef Pierre Gagnaire, and the only person to hold a doctorate in molecular gastronomy, a cutting-edge field he pioneered. Bringing the instruments and experimental techniques of the laboratory into the kitchen, This uses recent research in the chemistry, physics, and biology of food to challenge traditional ideas about cooking and eating. What he discovers will entertain, instruct, and intrigue cooks, gourmets, and scientists alike. Molecular Gastronomy, This's first work to appear in English, is filled with practical tips, provocative suggestions, and penetrating insights. This begins by reexamining and debunking a variety of time-honored rules and dictums about cooking and presents new and improved ways of preparing a variety of dishes from quiches and quenelles to steak and hard-boiled eggs. He goes on to discuss the physiology of flavor and explores how the brain perceives tastes, how chewing affects food, and how the tongue reacts to various stimuli. Examining the molecular properties of bread, ham, foie gras, and champagne, the book analyzes what happens as they are baked, cured, cooked, and chilled. Looking to the future, Herve This imagines new cooking methods and proposes novel dishes. A chocolate mousse without eggs? A flourless chocolate cake baked in the microwave? Molecular Gastronomy explains how to make them. This also shows us how to cook perfect French fries, why a soufflé rises and falls, how long to cool champagne, when to season a steak, the right way to cook pasta, how the shape of a wine glass affects the taste of wine, why chocolate turns white, and how salt modifies tastes.

The Non Dairy Evolution Cookbook

The Non Dairy Evolution Cookbook Author Skye Michael Conroy
ISBN-10 1499590423
Year 2014-05-17
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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"Detailed step-by-step instructions are provided for creating non-dairy butter, milks and creams using a variety of plant-based ingredient options"--

Bread Revolution

Bread Revolution Author Peter Reinhart
ISBN-10 9781607746522
Year 2014-10-21
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Ten Speed Press
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Renowned baking instructor, and author of The Bread Baker’s Apprentice, Peter Reinhart explores the cutting-edge developments in bread baking, with fifty recipes and formulas that use sprouted flours, whole and ancient grains, nut and seed flours, alternative flours (such as teff and grape skin), and allergy-friendly and gluten-free approaches. A new generation of bakers and millers are developing innovative flours and baking techniques that are designed to extract the grain’s full flavor potential—what Reinhart calls “the baker’s mission.” In this lushly photographed primer, Reinhart draws inspiration from these groundbreaking methods to create master recipes and formulas any home baker can follow, including Sprouted Sandwich Rye Bread, Gluten-Free Many-Seed Toasting Bread, and Sprouted Wheat Croissants. In many instances, such as with sprouted flours, preferments aren’t necessary because so much of the flavor development occurs during the sprouting phase. For grains that benefit from soakers, bigas, and sourdough starters, Reinhart provides the precise guidance that has made him such a trusted expert in the field. Advanced bakers will relish Reinhart’s inventive techniques and exacting scientific explanations, while beginning bakers will rejoice in his demystification of ingredients and methods—and all will come away thrilled by bread’s new frontier. *Correction to the Sprouted Whole Wheat Bread recipe on page 63: The volume measure of water should be 1 ¾ cups plus 1 tablespoon, not 3 ¼ cups.

Chicken and Rice

Chicken and Rice Author Shu Han Lee
ISBN-10 9780241278772
Year 2016-05-05
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Penguin UK
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Southeast Asian food is fresh, easy and full of unforgettable flavours: Chicken and Rice will show you just how simple it is to make at home. Shu Han Lee moved to London from Singapore as a student. Homesick and hungry, she started teaching herself to cook the food she'd grown up with - Singaporean and Malaysian dishes, with a strong Chinese influence from her Hokkien Chinese mother. These recipes, from her mother's sesame oil chicken to ox cheek and venison rendang, are ones you will want to make time and time again. There are perfect midweek suppers rustled up in less time than it takes to order a takeaway, and healthier and better tasting at that: fennel and minced pork stir fry, fried hor fun noodles with kale and beansprouts or tom yum soup with mussels. For weekends, there are more adventurous projects: learn how to make your own steamed buns, egg noodles, or BBQ sambal lemon sole - a whole fish barbequed on banana leaves. Although these are Southeast Asian recipes, Shu's seasonal approach to the very best of UK produce is reflected throughout this book: from Brussels sprouts with smashed garlic and oyster sauce to no-churn rhubarb and condensed milk ice cream. There are also recipes that Shu has picked up on her travels throughout Southeast Asia, such as Vietnamese caramel pork ribs, Thai baked glass noodles with prawns and black pepperand Burmese chickpea tofu with fish sauce, lime and honey dressing.