Food Culture

Indulge in the rich tapestry of food cultures around the world. Uncover the authentic anecdotes behind diverse cuisines, traditions, and culinary practices that can shape global dining experiences.

World of Food & Drink 6 min read

What Is a Holistic Diet?

What is a holistic diet? Great question, though the answer isn’t always clear. Learn about the role of diet in holistic health and wellness.

October 21, 2022
Recipes & Techniques 3 min read

How to Make Ratatouille and Polenta

Escoffier Chef Instructor Chef Dan Bearss shares his homemade ratatouille paired with parmesan polenta recipe.

October 11, 2022
World of Food & Drink 9 min read

Bocuse d’Or Medalist Philip Tessier on the Intensity of Cooking Competitions

Learn about the intensity of the prestigious Bocuse d’Or competition with two-time medalist Chef Philip Tessier—the first American on the podium!

October 7, 2022
World of Food & Drink 7 min read

The Debate Is On. Which Is Cooler: Culinary Arts or Pastry Arts?

Where do you stand in the great culinary arts vs. pastry arts debate? With the pioneering chefs in culinary? Or the artsy perfectionists in pastry?

October 6, 2022
Recipes & Techniques 5 min read

How to Make Chicken Francaise

Looking for a flavorful dish to add to your dinner rotation? Join a professional chef to learn how to make chicken Francaise.

September 30, 2022
Recipes & Techniques 3 min read

How to Cook Spaghetti Squash – Autumn Recipe

Learn how to make this recipe of Chef Scott’s, which includes Brussels Sprouts, Bacon, and Lemon Apple Thyme Butter Sauce.

September 27, 2022
Recipes & Techniques 2 min read

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
Baking & Pastry Arts 6 min read

What Can You Learn in a Bread Baking Class?

From handling dough to the science of baking, here’s what you can learn in bread baking classes.

September 26, 2022
World of Food & Drink 6 min read

Seven Vegan Chefs Every Plant-Based Culinary Arts Student Should Know

If you’re a plant-based culinary arts student, you should know these top seven vegan chefs… and the techniques that made them famous.

September 22, 2022
Recipes & Techniques 6 min read

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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