Honestly, fresh plums don’t appeal that much to me. They just taste pretty bland for my liking. I do love their texture though – a bit crisp and really juicy. This preference totally changes though if these plums get poached in some flavorful liquid. Their like moist little sponges, sucking up any flavor you put in. […]
All too thrilled, until now, to finally getting a sous vide set up at home, I constantly think of challenges to throw into it, stretching out its possible wonders in my kitchen. I try to use it out of the popular poached-and-post-seared-meat territory and fair enough, it’s meant to do way more than that. We’re going […]
Poached pears may be one of the easiest desserts to pull off, requiring very little preparation. Just peel a couple of pears, shove them into a pot, cover them in some flavored liquid. The problem is, if you’re doing just a few, you may need a lot of liquid to get them fully submerged. Also, […]
This is definitely the best and easiest way to do a creme brulee. An hour at 176F should give you a very silky custard. You may go for a little more poaching time if you want a firmer texture. Be sure and check out my post about the best immersion circulators if you want to […]
These apple puff pastry turnovers are a classic delight! The layers of buttery puff take some skill and patience, but are worth it (better yet, the dough freezes well so you can store until you want to use it!).