In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs
Inviting master chefs (literally) into her kitchen, Julia Child cooks with the pros, detailing their techniques and dishes for the home cook.
In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs Previous Broadcasts
Mark Militello (Episode #124)
KQED Life: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 -- 5:00 PM
Chef and owner of Mark's Place in South Florida, Mark Militello creates a Hearts of Palm Salad to complement his Jamaican Style Yellowtail Red Snapper. Militello uses hot peppers in his salad and recommends coating your fingers with oil to protect from the heat. Militello also offers other tips, such as scoring the fish to prevent it from curling up and shrinking, and flipping the fish away from yourself when frying so that the oil/butter doesn't splash back.
Alfred Portale (Episode #123)
KQED Life: Thu, Apr 10, 2014 -- 5:00 PM
Alfred Portale, from Gotham Bar and Grill in New York, creates Duck Soup With Foie Gras Ravioli and Black Truffles. Portale demonstrates how to bone a duck and provides hints for the preparation of duck. Portale also provides a great deal of information about the wild and fresh vegetables he uses in the soup.
Monique Barbeau and Jacques Torres (Episode #139)
KQED 9: Thu, Apr 10, 2014 -- 2:00 PM
Chef Monique Barbeau from Fullers in Seattle and pastry chef Jacques Torres from Le Cirque in New York visit Julia Child in her kitchen. Barbeau creates Eggplant Falafel With Tahini Dressing. Torres prepares a baked chocolate soup with meringue - a dessert that contains bananas soaked in rum and is then covered with caramelized sugar.
Jacques Torres (Episode #122)
KQED Life: Tue, Apr 8, 2014 -- 5:00 PM
Pastry chef at Le Cirque in New York, Jacques Torres creates Chocolate Presentation With Pralines. Torres demonstrates his technique for tempering dark and white chocolate. Then once the chocolates have been melted (using either a double boiler or a microwave oven), Torres applies the melted chocolate to florist-style plastic wrap, bubble wrap, and to molds. When the chocolate sets, Torres cuts and designs the chocolate in an artistic presentation and then creates non-brittle pralines using a wide assortment of nuts.
Alfred Portale (Episode #138)
KQED 9: Tue, Apr 8, 2014 -- 2:00 PM
Alfred Portale, chef/owner of Gotham Bar and Grill in New York, prepares Muscovy Duck Breast With Chinese Spices. Portale introduces the viewer to the wide assortment of ducks available and demonstrates how to bone a duck. This meal balances both sweet and strong flavors. Portale presents the duck and vegetables in an attractive and decorative fashion.
Monique Barbeau (Episode #121)
KQED Life: Thu, Apr 3, 2014 -- 5:00 PM
Chef at Fullers in Seattle, Monique Barbeau prepares Tequila Cured Gravlax With Savory Dill Pancakes. Barbeau takes fresh salmon (with skin) and, using a two-part process, cures the fish in tequila and spices. She then makes a creme fraiche with tomatoes to use as a sauce over the gravlax. Then she prepares dill pancakes without using eggs. Finally, Barbeau puts all these elements together to form a small sandwich that's topped with fried capers.
Zarela Martinez and Jasper White (Episode #137)
KQED 9: Thu, Apr 3, 2014 -- 2:00 PM
Chef/owner of Zarela's in New York, Zarela Martinez, and chef/owner of Jasper's in Boston, Jasper White, visit Julia Child in her kitchen. White creates Sweet Corn Fritters, and Martinez prepares Poblanos Chiles Rellenos. Demonstrating the influence of North Africa on Spanish/Mexican cooking, Martinez stuffs the chiles with a combination of pork, dried fruits, and olives.
Michael Lomonaco (Episode #120)
KQED Life: Tue, Apr 1, 2014 -- 5:00 PM
Chef at the "21" Club in New York, Michael Lomonaco marinades quail and venison, then creates boar bacon and rabbit sausage to form a mixed game grill. Using indirect heating with the coals on one side, Lomonaco cooks these dishes together outside on the grill. Then back in the kitchen, Lomonaco creates a berry relish and home-fried potatoes.
Mark Militello (Episode #136)
KQED 9: Tue, Apr 1, 2014 -- 2:00 PM
Chef/owner of Mark's Place in North Miami, Mark Militello creates Grilled Pork Tenderloin With Jamaican Spices. Militello demonstrates how to toast the spices; this practice, typical to Indian cooking, allows for more flavor to be released. As a side dish, Militello prepares rice with pumpkin.