Keeping Up With – Pizza, Farm-To-Table and Ayran

The Escoffier Online blog brings you industry news, the hottest cooking trends, cooking demonstrations, real chef tips, testimonials and much more. Check out our newest posts of the week!

How Chefs Changed Pizza
Since the wave of Italian immigration to the U.S. in the early 1900s, pizza has been a firm part of the American culture. Over the years the pie has changed to represent regional influences and the creativity of chefs. To learn how to make the best dough and marinara sauce for the ultimate pie, attend [Read More…]


Farm-To-Table Movement: Understanding The Locavore
Local farms and growers have struggled against the ever-expanding reach of Big Agriculture for decades.They had to fight against corporate executives, battle politicians, and still have to ask for a fair share of government funding for which now even nonfarmers are eligible. Food connoisseurs and online culinary school students who appreciate the experience of fresh, quality produce and meat equally appreciate [Read More…]


Ayran: A Popular Middle Eastern Beverage Benefits Your Health
Imagine you are eating at a restaurant that serves Middle Eastern cuisine. Each dish is piled high onto your plates and packed with flavors both spicy and sweet. The meats are savory, falling off the bone and the perfectly seasoned vegetables are filling you up. In one course, you find yourself feeling like the temperature in the room just raised a few degrees so you untuck your shirt. You begin loosening up your belt to gently ease the pressure off of your food-filled belly. [Read More]

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