Saturday, May 10, 2014



Executive summary by darmansjah

Master the art of cooking with the culinary institute of America.

Have you ever wished you could skip the restaurant and make your favorite gourmet dishes at home? You can – regardless of your level of expertise. All it takes is a clear understanding of the fundamentals and the right teacher to show you how.

The Everyday Gourmet : Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking offers you both with 24 methodical, hands-on lessons delivered by a chef instructor at the world-renowned Culinary Institute of America. A veteran of professional kitchens, chef Bill Briwa has devoted his career to educating audiences around the globe about the craft of cooking, gastronomy, and flavor dynamics. In this course, he reveals the culinary secrets of CIA-trained chefs and arms you with the major techniques all good cooks must know. It’s must-have for anyone who loves to cook-or eat.

The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost of Art of Cooking
Taught by Bill Briwa, Chef-Insturctor The Culinary Institute of America.

Lecture Titles
1.       Cooking-Ingredients, Techniques, and Flavor
2.       Your Most Essential Tool-Knives
3.       More Essential Tools-From Pots to Shears
4.       Saute-Dry-Heat Cooking with Fat
5.       Roasting-Dry-Heat cooking without Fat
6.       Frying-Dry-Heat Cooking with Fat
7.       From Poach to Steam-Moist-Heat Cooking
8.       Grilling and Broiling-Dry-Heat Cooking without Fat
9.       Braising and Stewing-Combination Cooking

10.   Stocks and Broths-The Foundation
11.   The Stir-Fry Dance-Dry-Heat Cooking with Fat
12.   Herbs and Spices-Flavor on demand
13.   Grains and legumes-Cooking for Great Flavor
14.   Sauces-From Beurre Balnc to Bechamel
15.   Salads from the Cold Kitchen
16.   Eggs-From the Classic to the Contemporary
17.   Soups from around the World
18.   From Fettuccine to Orecchiette-Fresh and Dry Pastas
19.   Meat-From Spatchocked chicken to Brined Pork Chops
20.   Seafood-From Market to Plate
21.   Vegetables in Glorious Variety
22.   A Few Great Desserts for Grown-Ups
23.   Thirst-The New Frontier of Flavor
24.   Crafting a Meal, Engaging the Senses

The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost of Cooking course no. 9231 | 24 lecture (30 minutes/lecture).

Designed to meet the demand for lifelong learning. The great Courses is a highly popular series of audio and video lectures led by top professors and experts. Each of our nearly 500 coursed is an intellectually engaging experience that will change how you think about the world. Since 1990, over 14 million courses have been sold. Offer expires 04/21/14 1-800-832-2412

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