Appetizers are small portions of very flavorful itmes, meant to do what?
Take just enough edge off the appetite to permit thorough enjoyment of an entree?
Hors d Oeuvre means?
Outside of work
Part of meal
Composed hors d oeure are made up of?
two or more components
When planning to include composed hors d oeuve , it is important to take in account two things?
(1) timing for the hors d oeuvre
(2) size of event
Define standing meal?
An entire meal made up of hors d oeuvre
How should hors d oeuve be prepared to be eaten?
Small enough to eat in one bite and never required a knife and fork
Pate dough can be used to line a pate en croute as well as to create small edible containers knows as?
Barquettes or Tartiets
Canapes are what?
small open faced sandwiches
What are the four components of a Canapes sandwhich?
(1) Base with a small piece of bread
(2) A spread
What are Profiterroles?
This are a small , round, hollow puffs made from a pate d choux that can be baked or frozen
Profiterroles can be filled with what?
Sweet or Savory fillings
The french term mousse literally means ?
Foam or Froth
Tarlets, canapes, barquetts and profiteroles are example of ?
Composed Hors D oeuvre
What is one of the biggest advantages in using a spoon for Hors Divers?
You can add a liquid elements in the hors diver and the guest do not have to use their fingers
When creating appetizers for the menu it is important to provide what?
enough approp options that work with the main course
These menu are produced by selecting a series of appetizers size portioned items served in a logical sequence?
Grazing or Degustations Menu
What is it call when a waiter suggest an appetizer for the table to share and enjoy?
Sell up the menu
Define appetizer tasting menu?
Resturant that feature menus made up of little appetizers or tapas
Tapa in Spain means?
The Zakuski table served before banquets in Russian features what?
Smoked and pickled fish, blinis with cavir and a host of special salads
What is a MEZE?
These are popular little dishes that are feature throughout the Mediterranean regains
What is feature ingred in Meze?
Olives, nuts, dips , spread and grilled meats or fish
What is a smorgasbord?
This showcase the special dishes , hot or cold of the regions, including herring, cheese and pickled foods
When building a menu the meal should progess from?
Subtle to more Assertive Flavors
Differnce between appetizers and hors divers?
Is the size of the portions, Hors Divers are smaller
What is the most popular appetizers?
Name the seven principles for presenting appetizers?
(1) Served at proper temp
(2) Proper seasoning
(3) Proper portions sizes
(5) Consider how to served Shared appetizers
(6) Overall compostions
(7) Proper garnish
What are the three things that plays the overall compostions on a plate?
(3) White space
What r the three basis elements of a Cold savory mousses?
Define the base of a mousses?
Cooked or smoked meats and fish, cheese, or veggies purred until smooth
What are some binder for mousses?
Define Aerator for mousses?
Eggs whites or whipped cream
What is the basic formula for cold mouses?
- 2 lb
- 1 oz binder
- 1 cup liq
- 2 cups aerator
The typical range for gelatin in jellies is?
1 % to 3%
What is the most well know savory jellies?
Name the three alternative thickers?
This is a carbohydrate based gelling agent manufactured from seaweed?
This is a red algae based thickener that has been used by many countries from China to Ireland.
This is a carbohydrate based gelling agent that is made form brown seaweed
Veggie and fruit purees are especially approp for what?
Forms because the carbohydraes in the cells walls prevent the bubbles from distergrating too quickly
What is Caviar made of?
the ROE sack of sturgeons
Define malossal the caviar?
Indicate that salt is added at a rate of less than 5 % of the eggs weight
In France and the US the only processed roe of which fish can be called caviar?
What are true carviars?
What type of carviar was called the Golden carivars?
Whatb is one of the reason carviar is so expensive>
This directly relates to the age and size a sturgeon must reach before developing the roe
Caviar grade is based on what?
- Size and fragrance
- Color and gleam
- Firmness and vulnerability
Farm raised Sacramento river srugeon produces caviar similar in size, flavor and testure to that of ?
What type of caviar is made from gray mullets
What temp should caviar be stored?
True caviar can be refrig how long unopen?
True caviar can be refrig how long open?
2 - 3 days
Pressed caviar will keep unopened for how long and what temp?
40F for 10 days - 2 weeks
Pressed caviar will keep opened for how long and what temp?
Pasteurized caviars keep unopen how long?
several weeks to several months
Pasteurized caviars keep open how long?
2 - 3 days
What type of spoons should be used to served caviars?
Mother of pearls, boned, horne, or glass.
Why do you NOT use an metal spoon to served caviar?
To avoid exchange of flavors
Chorizo sausage, Manchego cheese, Serrano ham, fried calamari are examples of?
The key to a mousse is to have a proper balance of blank and blank so that the mousee will keep a blank when chilled without melting and sagging?
Binder and Base so that mousse will keep distinct shape
What have been used for some time to tease the palate as an intermezzo?
appleztiers and hors divers
Soften the gelatin in a cool liquid
This caviar ranges in color from light steel gray to dark gray. Take 20 years to mature. Most expensive?
THis caviar is brownish color with golden tinge. Strong nutty flavor and can reache a sze of 10 feet.
THis caviar berriers are dark brown. Smallest of true caviar with strong flavor. Can grow seven feet?
This is know in Russian as POJUSNAY. Mature, broken or overrripe eggs.
Remember to NEVER do what with Caviar?
Add to food while cooking