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Chicken Galantine

by Chef Maryam Ghargharechi April 13, 2019 2 min read

Galantine is an elaborate preparation that dates back to 17th century France. They were originally prepared by deboning a whole chicken, then combining its meat with minced veal, truffles, pork fat, and other ingredients, plus a lot of seasonings, to make what's called a forcemeat and then stuffing this forcemeat into the skin of the chicken. It was then tied up, wrapped in bacon and poached in a rich stock that would eventually jell when cooled.

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Uses of Utility Knife

by Chef Maryam Ghargharechi April 05, 2019 2 min read

Few cutting tools come greater than the utility knife. The knife is perfect for almost anything – slicing, dicing, and chopping. But we can’t expect a knife to do everything. So for all its versatility, the utility knife is not suited for mincing and smaller tasks like peeling the skin of vegetables, for instance.
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Best Cutting Board Material for Raw Meat

by Chef Maryam Ghargharechi April 04, 2019 2 min read

A cutting board is one of any chef’s most critical cutting tools. Investing in a good, durable one makes cutting more comfortable and enjoyable. But when it comes to cutting boards, there are many food preparation surfaces you can choose from.
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How to Care for Your Knife Block?

by Chef Maryam Ghargharechi April 01, 2019 2 min read

Knife blocks are crucial for accident-prevention purposes. They also help provide a safe and convenient means of storing your knives. However, if not properly maintained, your knife block can become a breeding ground for bacteria.
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Cheese Scones

by Chef Maryam Ghargharechi March 19, 2019 1 min read

Possibly the easiest scones ever and they rise beautifully. Terrific served with soup and good for breakfast, tea party.
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Gluten-Free Quinoa Pancakes

by Chef Maryam Ghargharechi March 15, 2019 1 min read

These gluten-free quinoa pancakes are super fluffy and hearty all at once! The batter for these beauties is quick and easy to throw together as it only uses a few ingredients.
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How to Clean and Care of a Nonstick Pan?

by Chef Maryam Ghargharechi December 28, 2018 3 min read

Just like a good set of knives, the nonstick pan is a kitchen essential. Non-stick pans offer an easy cleaning surface if properly maintained. Here’s what you need to know about how to clean a nonstick pan!
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Bake salmon meat ball with avocado sauce

by Chef Maryam Ghargharechi September 27, 2018 1 min read

These Baked Salmon Balls with avocado sauce 🥑are delicious and are jam-packed full of Omega 3. They’re quick and easy to make. This is a real family favorite.
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