Should mushrooms be washed before using? What is the best way to store potatoes? Is buying local always the most eco-friendly option?
This appealing, practical program is led by professional chef Andrew Sankey, who shows viewers how to classify, select, and store fruits and vegetables. Sankey also demonstrates three simple techniques for creating vegetable garnishes, including the brunoise cut used in most restaurants. The important concept of food miles – how far produce must travel between farm and grocery store – is also covered.
Viewing time: 15 minutes. In English, with English-language subtitles. 2013.
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