Understanding The Elements of Taste: Sour

Understanding The Elements of Taste: Sour

In cooking, achieving a well-balanced synergy of flavours involves a Chef’s knowledge of what food items or chemical compounds affect the sour notes of a dish.   Sourness, or tartness, is the taste that detects the presence of acids in our foods brought on...
Understanding The Elements of Taste: Salt

Understanding The Elements of Taste: Salt

It is a universal knowledge that the process of cooking food involves the act of tasting to suit the desired flavour.   It is a much-desired chef skill to achieve a balanced flavour when cooking dishes, regardless of the cuisine. And rightly so, because it is a...
Let’s Talk Hair

Let’s Talk Hair

It would seem that the amount of heat in the kitchen serves as a deterrent for chefs to keep long hairstyles, but it proves to be not enough. In reality, many chefs sport long hair and beards.   But is sporting long hair and beards truly acceptable for chefs in...