Recipes & Techniques

Immerse yourself in the artistry of culinary creation! Explore a treasure trove of recipes and techniques spanning cuisines and skill levels, empowering you to refine your culinary craftsmanship.

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Pumpkin Bread with Streusel Recipe

Escoffier Chef Instructor Cody Middleton shares one of his cherished recipes for the fall season—Pumpkin Bread!

September 27, 2022
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Coconut Milk: Health Benefits and How to Bake With It

Coconut milk is one of the leading dairy-free milks used today in baking! Learn why it’s so popular and the top health benefits associated with it!

September 21, 2022
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Cavatelli Pasta with Mushrooms Recipe

Chef Scott Cohen, Chef Instructor at Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts shares his Cavatelli Pasta with Mushrooms recipe.

September 6, 2022
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Apple Turnover Recipe

Escoffier Chef Instructor Sefanie Bishop shares one of her favorite fall pastry recipes—Apple Turnovers!

September 2, 2022
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How to Make Peach Melba

Chef Instructor Steve Konopelski demonstrates his take on this world-renowned dish with his Caramelized Peach Melba with Sweet Cream.

August 8, 2022
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How to Make Corn Soup with Huitlacoche

Chef Instructor at Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts shares his Corn Huitlacoche Summer Soup.

August 1, 2022
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How to Make Honey Mustard Roasted Salmon

Join chef Scott Cohen as he explains how to make honey mustard roasted salmon, basil vinaigrette, and tomato and pearl couscous ragout.

July 13, 2022
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How to Make Nutella Semifreddo

Chef Instructor at Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts Colette Christian shares how to make her light and velvety Nutella Semifreddo.

July 8, 2022
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Best Vegan & Vegetarian Cookbooks According to Professional Chefs

Get some guidance from these vegetarian and vegan cookbooks, each chosen by Escoffier Chef Instructors. Recipes for the amateur cook and the professional chef.

July 8, 2022
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How to Make Chicken Ratatouille Penne Pasta

Chef Instructor Scott Cohen shares his classic French dish with a twist – Simmered Chicken Ratatouille with Penne and Summer Basil.

July 6, 2022
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How to Make Spinach Ravioli

Did someone say fresh pasta? Learn how to make spinach ravioli for a meal that’s equally delicious and impressive.

June 9, 2022
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How to Make Grilled Fruit Dessert Salad

Chef Instructor at Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts shares how to make her vibrant Grilled Fruit Dessert Salad with Honey Yogurt Dressing.

June 6, 2022
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When to Use an Electric Mixer and When to Use Your Hands

When you’re working as a pastry chef there are various ways to combine ingredients. Learn more about when to use an electric mixer and when to use your hands.

May 30, 2022
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How to Make Chili Lime Grilled Chicken

Chef Instructor at Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts shares his flavorful Chili Lime Grilled Chicken recipe.

May 27, 2022
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Modern Food Plating Tips: A Colorful Dessert Recipe For Spring

Want to try some food plating techniques that will wow your guests? Chef Billie Sutton has a few things to share with you.

April 18, 2022
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How to Make Corned Beef Hash and Eggs

Want to learn how to make corned beef hash and eggs? Learn some helpful tips from a professional Chef Instructor.

April 17, 2022
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How to Make Brown Butter & Sage Gnocchi

Few elements go together like rich brown butter, earthy sage, and pillowy gnocchi! Join Chef Dan Bearss for this step-by-step demo.

April 8, 2022
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4 Advanced Cooking Methods for Every Chef

Once chefs master culinary basics, it’s time they step up their game. These four advanced cooking methods are a good place to start.

March 23, 2022
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Fat Tuesday is Made for Shrimp Etouffee

Today is what many refer to as Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras: the last day of Carnival – a period...

March 1, 2022
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What Is a Mocktail and What Are the Best Recipes?

Giving liquor the boot but still want to enjoy a mixed drink? Let’s explore some of the most popular mocktails you can make as alcohol-free alternatives.

February 2, 2022
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How To Make Fruit Pectin

Interested in making your own fruit pectin? We’ve got you covered on pectin’s purpose, tips for using it, and a DIY recipe.

January 17, 2022
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How to Make a Modern Peach Melba

Celebrate National Peach Melba Day with this modern take on a beloved Escoffier creation.

January 13, 2022
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Ring in the New Year with Cheery Champagne Cocktails

Celebrations call for something special to commemorate the occasion. Champagne is the usual choice and for good reason: champagne itself...

December 31, 2021
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Eggnog Cocktails Perfect for Holiday Entertaining

It’s Christmas Eve and those who celebrate the Christmas holiday are anxiously anticipating a few days of family, friends, and...

December 24, 2021
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Auguste Escoffier’s Classic Dessert: Cherries Jubilee

A beloved dessert with little known heritage, Auguste Escoffier is credited with the invention of Cherries Jubilee. Based on her...

September 24, 2021
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Mother’s Day Recipes Hand Crafted by Escoffier Chef Instructors

Whether your Mom is a brunch buff or dessert diva, this Mother’s Day Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts has...

May 7, 2021
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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with S’more Dessert Tacos

Often thought of as Mexican Independence Day, today’s Cinco de Mayo commemoration is actually a celebration of the unlikely victory...

May 5, 2021
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Classic Winter Salad

Chef Jesper Jonsson, Chef Instructor at Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts Boulder shares his spin on a classic winter...

January 5, 2021
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Plant-Based Chocolate Mousse

Escoffier Pastry Chef Anne Lanute has the perfect recipe for you. Her home-made chocolate mousse is rich, smooth and completely dairy free!

December 22, 2020
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A New Twist on an Old Classic–Holiday Bruschetta

What comes to mind when you think of bruschetta? Typically it’s chunky tomatoes, aromatic garlic and freshly grated parmesan cheese...

December 15, 2020
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Learn How To Make a Classic Bûche De Noël

Bûche De Noël–nothing is a more quintessential Christmas dessert. This French standard, also known as a Yule Log cake, emerged...

December 10, 2020
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Plant-Based Brownies? Yes, Please!

With so many requests for plant-based meal options, we wanted to share a unique recipe designed by Escoffier Chef Instructor,...

December 8, 2020
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Ring in the Holidays with these Escoffier Chef Inspired Recipes

As the holidays approach this year families may be celebrating a bit differently than in years past. Smaller, more intimate...

November 9, 2020
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Making a Classic Risotto with Chef Curtis Duffy

In this video Chef Curtis Duffy, Chef and Restaurateur, prepares his version of a classic Italian dish, Risotto Milanese. He...

December 20, 2019
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Pumpkin Upside Down Apple Cake with Maple Bourbon Glaze

Pumpkin Upside Down Apple Cake with Maple Bourbon Glaze captures the best of the season with its sweet, spicy flavors...

November 1, 2019
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Pumpkin Spice Macarons

The pumpkin spice craze may be crazier than ever, and boy, are we onboard. What’s not to love about the...

September 26, 2019
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Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Crema

Shrimp tacos. Need we say more? OK, how about avocado crema? If those haven’t sold you on this knockout recipe,...

September 12, 2019
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An Introduction to Cooking With Hot Sauce

Whether you're just studying at the Austin culinary school campus or you plan to stick around, you're going to need to know a thing or two about hot sauce to make it in this town.

September 10, 2019
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Zucchini Cakes Recipe

With autumn around the corner, we’re craving comfort food. Enter these zucchini pancakes, which are the perfect balance of savory...

September 6, 2019
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How To Make a Lemon Almond Cake

This traditional Italian dessert gets its name from the not-so-traditional main ingredient-almond flour. If you can’t find almond flour at...

August 30, 2019
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