At CR’s urging, I decided to give the deconstruction of fish & chips a try. (For background on the Top Chef deconstruction challenge, read about it here.) My challenge was to create a dish that would deconstruct fish & chips and end up tasting like the original. Since the only ingredients in the traditional offering are […]
Deconstruction Challenge, via Top Chef
Tonight, the chefs were asked to deconstruct a classic dish. One of them was fish and chips, which happens to be one of Christopher Robin’s favorites, so I found myself trying to imagine how to do it. As we watched, I kept tossing out ideas, and CR finally said, “Try it!” (Subtext: please please please!) […]
Time for a new giveaway: What would be your last supper?
Week before last, TOP CHEF had a challenge that involved cooking the “last supper” of a group of individual famous chefs. Fascinating idea. Someone then asked me on Twitter what my last supper would be and I popped off with “a southern breakfast.” It’s not an easy challenge. I’m still running through the possibilities. I don’t […]