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The World of Empanadas, Part 1

There are two kinds of empanadas, those made with puff pastry and those made with bread dough. There are two subcategories under each, good empanadas, and bad empanadas. Ours, of course, will be delicious! Puff pastry empanadas we’ll leave for the next post. We’ll make a puff pastry from scratch that won’t give us any... read more →

Cutting Styles in the Kitchen

The importance of controlling a knife goes beyond showmanship and theatrics.  A flashy cut does not guarantee the best final result, or safety for that matter. All cuts should be clean and just that, cuts. Crushing the food will extract the juice and change the texture and overall appearance of the dish. For this reason... read more →