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Cooking Videos

Welcome to Stella Culinary's How to Cook Video Index. To get started, select one of the video categories from above, or browse by most recent below.

To get the most from these videos, it is highly recommended you listen to the Stella Culinary School Podcast, which many of these videos are produced to supplement. If you have any questions while working your way through the Stella Culinary content, you can Ask Chef Jacob or post it to our friendly community forum.

KP 010| How To Layout & Design A Fruit Tray

How to Layout and Design a Simple Fruit Platter - Video Technique

Fruit trays are a great way to welcome guests to a party or event and can add a festive, visual "pop" when done correctly. Demonstrated in this video is an easy and efficient method for laying our a fruit platter or mirror. I chose to make the above video part of the "Kitchen Prep Series" because as a prep cook, your value will be greatly increased if you can properly prep and compose a fruit tray.

KP 008| How To Prep And Blanch Salsify

How to Prepare Salsify - VIdeo Technique

I first fell in love with salsify when working at a French Restaurant in San Francisco. The edible root portion most commonly served in restaurants, looks like a dirty tree branch but when properly prepared, has an extremely unique flavor and texture that closely resembles a cross between parsnip and potato. A member of the sunflower family, salsify is a tuber that can be used just like any other common root vegetable.



TCD 002| Ahi Sashimi, Cantaloupe "Caviar," Dehydrated Sesame Oil

Ahi Sashimi with Cantaloupe Caviar - Video Recipe

The video above will take you through the process of creating and plating our ahi sashimi dish that we are currently serving at Stella. If you've already watched the video and just need a quick refresher, you can refer to the step by step pictures below. For more information on acquiring specific ingredients or supporting recipes, please see the notes section at the bottom of this post.