Synopsis by Madeline Cavalieri
The Frugal Gourmet, with chef Jeff Smith, is an amazingly thorough video collection with over 80 episodes that include food recipes from around the world. In each episode, Smith demonstrates several simple but important recipes. In this episode, Cooking Methods - Cooking in Paper, the Frugal Gourmet teaches viewers this technique that conserves cooking juices and produces less mess. Recipes include Whole Chicken in a Bag, Whitefish in Paper, Lamb Chops with Leeks, Lemon and Dill, and Chinese Chicken in Paper. Smith not only cooks, but also discusses the theological and anthropological histories of the dishes he prepares. He brings humor and wide-ranging knowledge into the kitchen.
chef, cooking, gourmet-food, lessons, paper, techniques