Nov 11 2022
Bending the Spoon - Episode #3 - All about Acid
In this episode of Bending the Spoon, entitled All About Acid, Chef Laura talks all about the many types and uses of acids in cooking, baking, and beyond. We'll explore the what, why, and how acids are used in cooking. Think - Lemon juice, vinegar, wine. I'll give you some of my favorite methods for using them and resources for buying them. Bio: With over 13 years of professional cooking experience with her meal delivery and catering business and restaurant, Chef Laura founded Bonicelli Cooking Club in 2018. Chef Laura brings professional cooking techniques, knowledge, great recipes, and inspiration to home cooks and food lovers everywhere. She is known for her love, support, and advocacy for local, organic, and well-sourced food, and her expertise in navigating dietary preferences and issues. Chef Laura has a cookbook coming out in the Spring of 2023. Timestamps[00:00] - Intro[0:51] - The many uses of acid (in cooking, baking, and beyond)[05:27] - Featured ingredient[06:54] - Balancing flavor with acids[08:48] - Tip of the week[010:26] - Acids to marinate, tenderize, and facilitate rising[13:18] - Acids and oxidationKey Takeawaysa broad overview of acids in cooking, baking, and household usefeatured ingredient types of acidhealth benefitshousehold usesacids role in flavoring foodhow to use acid in cooking how acid works in bakingTop ToolIf you love recipes, we have a huge searchable recipe library that you can access for only $5 per month. You can sign up and learn about all of our memberships here!You can sign up for our email list and get five free recipes if you fill out the pop-up form here!For the video format of this podcast go to my channel on Youtube - please like and subscribe.If you like what you're hearing, please leave a positive review on Podchasers.com and your favorite podcast venues.Links mentioned in the episode:Bonicelli Cooking ClubBonicelli YouTubeMust-have vinegarOXO Good Grips Angled Liquid Measuring CupsIn the next episode of Bending the Spoon, All About Fat, I'll continue to talk about manipulating the flavor of food. We'll explore the what, why, and how fats are used in cooking. I'll discuss the types of fat, the good and bad of fats, and why you can't eliminate fat completely from your diet. I'll also give you some of my favorite oil resources.