The importance of French techniques
French techniques seem complicated, but they are a logical procession of steps that have been proven over centuries of tradition.
Dishes are created by the harmonious building of flavours to enhance a main ingredient. The real key to understanding the broad application of French cooking is in the simplicity of logic.
Each technique has a purpose, and each purpose has an application. Traditional methods of French Cookery are specifically used in recipes because they produce the best results that the ingredients call for.
More than just the mechanics and logic, French cooking is also an attitude, from the selection of the most seasonal produce in it’s peak condition, to choosing the appropriate method of cookery to enforcing perfect practice in Mise en Place, it is precision and it’s a lifestyle.