The Fab Five-Magic in the Method

Shallow Poaching with a Homemade Cartouche Lid

Shallow Poaching with a Homemade Cartouche Lid

Poaching is one of The Fabulous Five cooking methods that are a Chef Gerrie must for untangling the mysteries of cooking. Master these 5 methods and you’ll be able to cook everything from a quick sandwich board for entertaining, to a romantic and impressive roasted rack of pork loin stuffed with dried fruit.   Yep, it’s all here on Chef Gerrie! Today we’re talking about poaching, specifically shallow poaching. It’s the most versatile and gentle cooking method that can be used on just about anything — fruits, eggs, fish, and meat. This moist heat method uses liquid to transfer heat to your food product, so it’s healthy...

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