October 18th- Hollandaise

Today we made hollandaise, and I learned a lot because it took me three attempts to get it right!

  1. Use a thermometer if you are a hollandaise nube.  Your eggs will cook if they get too hot, and you aren’t trying to make lemon flavored scrambled eggs.
  2. Whisk like your life depends on it.  Don’t be lazy and sit there checking your phone while your stir occasionally.  You will end up with scrambled eggs or a broken sauce.
  3. According to the textbook we reference, lemon juice helps stop the cooking process, so that is just an interesting little tidbit.IMG_1919

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