Apple Cider Custard Tart

This classic northeast specialty using one of New York’s most abundant fall fruits is typically made in pie form, but gets upgraded here to an elegant tart. Check out this video to see how CIA student Mia Lopez prepares our Apple Cider Custard Tart. Find the recipe: https://www.ciafoodies.com/boiled-apple-cider-custard-tart/

Chef’s Tip: Fundamentals of Braising

Braising is an essential technique for transforming inexpensive, tough cuts of meat into tender and ultra-flavorful dishes. In this video, watch a CIA chef prepare Osso Buco as he explains the fundamentals of braising.

Chef’s Tip: How to Carve a Turkey

Does your turkey look like a mess? Are you plagued by uneven cuts and dry meat? In this video, we will show you the proper technique to carve your turkey the right way with these tips from the pro’s at The CIA!

Chef’s Tip: How To Make Meringue

The common meringue is the least stable of all of the meringues. Beat the egg whites until frothy, then start to add the sugar in a gradual stream while whipping. If the amount of sugar is less than or equal to the whites, the sugar may be added all at […]

Chef’s Tip: Roasting

Every home-chef wants to roast the perfect chicken, in this video will show you how! Watch along to learn about each essential roasting technique, including trussing and preparing a flavorful pan gravy.

Chef’s Tip: Sautéing

If you can sauté, you can make anything, so watch along to see our best tips and tricks to making a perfectly browned and tender sautéed chicken. Use these techniques for everything from veggies to pork chops, for fancy dinner parties or quick school-night suppers.

Chef’s Tip: Shallow Poaching

Shallow poaching is a quick and easy way to gently cook tender proteins like fish. In this video, learn how to poach fish and use the cooking liquid to prepare a simple sauce for an elegant presentation.

Chef’s Tip: Sharpen Your Knives – Oil Stone

The key to the proper and efficient use of any knife is making sure that it is sharp. A sharp blade always works better and more safely because it cuts smoothly and easily. In this video, you’ll learn how to maintain a sharp edge on your knife by using a […]

Chef’s Tip: Sharpen Your Knives – Water Stone

The key to the proper and efficient use of any knife is making sure that it is sharp. A sharp blade always works better and more safely because it cuts smoothly and easily. In this video, you’ll learn how to maintain a sharp edge on your knife by using a […]