Posts Tagged Robuchon

Robuchon Mashed Potatoes

Previously, on – * Like last year, I needed to stay put and prepare to share the workload with my teammates on websites all through the Thanksgiving/Black Friday/CyberMonday shopping period. Since I was going to be working overnight between Thanksgiving dinner into Black Friday again, I didn’t want to over do it and […]

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Considering mashed potatoes/puree de pommes de terre

I recently had the experience of helping out to cook a dinner serving 22+ diners for a charity shelter. The dish I chose to do with the volunteers was Gordon Ramsay’s Shepherds Pie. The difficult step in making this dish was turning 15 lbs of yukon gold potatoes into a mashed  potato topping. For years […]

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Darphin Potatoes

So as I was thinking about the holidays meals for 2018, I was reminded of the various constraints on my menu planning. In contemplating things like meat-and-potatoes,  it had occurred to me that I maybe I could do something like darphin potatoes.  Joel Robuchon’s (The Complete Robuchon, p. 627) darphin potatoes were basically 2 lbs […]

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Watercress Appetizer Soup

Previously, on – * So, I was thinking about how I was going to go about making an appetizer watercress soup and maintain it’s pepperiness.  After doing some research, I realized that the cream of cauliflower soup I’d made for New Years Eve dinner was not unlike the preparation from The Complete Robuchon […]

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Lamb Ribchops With Edamame And Beurre Rouge

Towards the end of this past June, my wife and I attended a wedding whose reception was held at ‘Upstairs On The Square’ near Harvard. The entree dish I had at the reception was a hanger steak with beurre rouge.  It was a nice dish and it got me thinking about the beurre rouge.  So, […]

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