This was the first Chapter11Lab dinner party for a long time. The table was set for 8 – Fiona did a beautiful job of setting the stage & also pairing the wines for a meal inspired by Thanksgiving. Each course included a tiny bit of kitchen theatre – my intention was to serve as if the guests were sitting at a Chef’s table by the kitchen, receiving a little entertainment with the.
experiments in umami Seared scallops in dashi made with vacuum syphon at the table. This experiment wasn’t about any specific ingredients but more about the equipment used to make the meal. I’m no stranger to a vacuum syphon. I have used it a lot of times to make deliciously clean filtered coffee. The idea is the water is boiled in the bottom vessel, it boils up to the top where.