From electronic coconut shavers to precision immersion circulators, they may at first sound a little over the top but Zimmern quickly explains his reasoning and why each list has made the list.
There’s some interesting suggestions from the chef who was asked for some of the ‘essential tools we need to make our favourite foods attainable in our own kitchens.’
One of the most interesting comments he makes is about open hearth cooking and how he thinks this is ‘the next big thing’. He says tools to allow people to cook using open fires will become a big trend.
He also suggests conical mesh cooking basket for sticky rice - something you might not consider but certainly something useful for the kitchen.
Staff shortages are hitting the hospitality sector hard, prompting some restaurants to look outside the industry to train those without restaurant experience for life in the kitchen. Andrew Friedman finds out more.
The story of baked Alaska is much more than one of cake and ice cream. It’s a story of war and exile, scientific endeavour, and, depending on how you look at it, either political buffoonery or political astuteness.