What is Culinary Art?
The term culinary art refers to the process of cooking and arranging food.
Culinary art is more than just cooking, however. Professionals in this field not only prepare palatable food, they also create edible works of art, so to speak. Generally, the food is carefully prepared and arranged so that it is […]
What is a Pastry Chef?
A pastry chef is also known as a pâtissier. This type of culinary professional is usually responsible for making pastries and other types of baked goods.
Pies, cookies, tarts, and cakes are all usually made by pastry chefs. Although they are usually responsible for the sweet baked treats at restaurants and […]
What is a Sous Chef?
The word sous in French translates to “under”, and a sous chef is a kitchen professional that words under the direct supervision of a head chef.
In many ways, a sous chef acts as an assistant to the head chef. Unlike some other kitchen workers, however, the duties of a sous […]
What is Winemaking?
Winemaking, or enology, is the science of making wine from fruit, usually grapes. Although some may argue that making wine is not an art, most wine lovers and connoisseurs would beg to differ. It often takes some talent, experimentation, and a little luck to create great tasting wine.
Grapes are most commonly used […]
What is Food Styling?
There are certain situations in which the way food looks is actually more important than how it tastes. I know! Some people may have a hard time believing this, but it’s true.
Food styling is the art of arranging food so that it looks tasty and fresh. This is important in a […]