Category Archives: Chef life

All about being a cook or the cooking by Jen

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Chef Life: Musing on speed and skill, plus why Bearnaise is like an abusive boyfriend. It always threatens to split.

A few years ago, I bought Thomas Keller’s cookbook “The French Laundry”. I used to thumb through the pages and see photos of chefs washing freshly picked greens with sunbeams streaming through the windows while they gazed happily across pristine … Continue reading