“Batch cooking” or the art of cooking ahead of the week’s meals

Imported from Anglo-Saxon countries, the concept of "batch cooking" (literally "cooking in batches") is being emulated. It consists of preparing and cooking the ingredients in advance, in large quantities. The goal? Organize yourself from the weekend so that you no longer spend your evening in the kitchen. Explanations. The concept has always existed but has come back to the...

Five endless mistakes to avoid when making a cake

From overly liquid dough to unsuccessful demolding, the classic yogurt cake is not always synonymous with success. Back on these errors too often made and their solutions. In the collective imagination, the yogurt cake would be the easiest to bake. Big mistake. Even after years of training, it is still possible to miss your preparation. Fortunately, Mélanie Dupuis, trainer...

What is behind food gelatin

Ingredients, use, controversy and alternatives ... everything about food gelatin, this substance of animal origin which is not unanimous among consumers. If informed amateurs have known for a long time that edible gelatin is a substance of animal origin, many Internet users discovered it on September 19 in a press release from Foodwatch, an association...

Expiration dates: the foods we keep, and the ones we throw away

What is the difference between DLC and DLUO? How are the expiration dates calculated? Can we consume an "officially" expired product? What are the most dangerous foods? We take stock, once and for all. To start, you have to look at food labels. According to the law, they must include "the date until which the food retains its specific properties,...

Everything you need to know to make your own mashed potatoes like Joël Robuchon

Cooking the potatoes, choice of ingredients, necessary equipment ... How to make the perfect mash? Thierry Karakachian, head of Atelier Étoile by Joël Robuchon in Paris, guides us step by step. We all remember Sunday noon at our grandmother's. And the smell of butter and potatoes from its house puree, at the same time simple, creamy and comforting. A veritable...