Join Chef Ian Knauer for an exploration of science fundamentals in the kitchen. In the spirit of McGee and Alt-Lopez, among many others, apply these principles for greater freedom and creativity in the kitchen!
Acid: Acid plays an important role in flavor balance and as a method of cooking. Come learn about the essential role acid plays in recipes. BYO!
We will cover:
Acid flavor comparisons - PH Spectrum
Cooking with acid: Ceviche
Acid and milk as it relates to cheesemaking
Layering acid flavors - Pasta with Clams
Balancing Acids: vinaigrettes
Tenderizing with acids - Yogurt marinated Lamb
Concentrating Acid: Strawberries with Reduced Balsamic