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Tomato Concassée Cuit

Posted on January 27, 2015 , Comments Off on Tomato Concassée Cuit

Cooked tomato concassée is a combination of onions and peeled, diced tomatoes. It is important that the onions do not make up more than 10% of the total weight. The onions should be sweated first before adding the tomato. It is used in sauces and soups or as a garnish with potatoes such as Marquise. It can also be used as a simple pasta sauce.

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Spring Onion Flowers

Posted on January 27, 2015 , Comments Off on Spring Onion Flowers

Cutting spring onions 3/4 through and then placing them in iced water will open them up and they resemble flowers. The water can also be tinted with food colours so that the onions absorb the colour. These flowers can be used as a garnish with Asian dishes or for buffets. A typical dish would be teriyaki chicken pieces.

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Radish Flowers

Posted on January 27, 2015 , Comments Off on Radish Flowers

Cutting radishes into flowers makes for a nice presentation and is easy to do. Put them in iced water to open them up and then use as a garnish with buffets or sandwiches, e.g. open cheese sandwich.

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Carrot Flowers

Posted on January 23, 2015 , Comments Off on Carrot Flowers

Cutting carrots into flowers is relatively easy and is used widely in Indian and Asian cuisines or on buffets. The flowers can be used as an individual garnish or as part of a larger arrangement.

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Crushing Garlic

Posted on January 21, 2015 , Comments Off on Crushing Garlic

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Bouquet Garni

Posted on January 21, 2015 , Comments Off on Bouquet Garni

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