A Modern Take on the Mother Sauces (DVD + Streaming)
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- Includes both DVD and On-Demand streaming access
- Bonus downloadable materials available after purchase
- 8 Class Sessions
- Total Runtime: 3h 07m
Explore classic and modern sauce-making techniques that will expand your skillset and spur your culinary creativity. With James Peterson, a seven-time James Beard award-winning cookbook author, you’ll learn how to make five mother sauces: béchamel, tomato, brown sauce (sauce Espagnole), velouté and hollandaise, along with beurre blanc and mayonnaise – two additional sauces that James believes are a must. Once you’ve mastered the key processes, James will show you how to experiment with flavors for endless sauce variations that will make your cooking unique. James will also show you how to keep your sauces from breaking and how to salvage them if they do.
NOTE: If you’d like to purchase only the DVD for this class, you may do so through this link. (Please note, any class PDF materials are not on the DVD itself. You must have streaming access to download those materials associated with the class.)
Meet your award-winning instructor, James Peterson.
Béchamel Sauce (22:19)
Learn to make béchamel sauce with James’s step-by-step instruction.
Beurre Blanc (22:41)
James explains emulsions and teaches you to make traditional beurre blanc, as well as variations.
Tomato Sauces (26:35)
Master the art of the ever-versatile tomato sauce.
Brown Sauce (30:08)
Learn the history behind brown sauce before making your own using bones and broth.
Velouté Sauce (22:50)
Learn how to make velouté sauce from chicken broth.
Mayonnaise & Aioli (29:01)
Make mayonnaise and aioli, then use your new sauce knowledge to add flavor to fish and vegetable dishes.
Hollandaise & Béarnaise (31:05)
Make hollandaise and béarnaise from scratch.
James is the author of 15 cookbooks, a seven-time James Beard award winner, and has cooked in great restaurants in France and around the globe.
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Bonus materials available after purchase
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