Quickfire Challenge! Curtis comes in and waves his hand at a table of gorgeous, high-end cheeses. The challenge is that the chefs must each create a cheese dish. Easy enough. Oh, they have to do it in 12 minutes. As Hugh opines, it takes him longer to shave in the morning. And he doesn’t even do anything about the unibrow.
After running crazily through the kitchen and slapping together cheesy things, the chefs learn that their judge will be Norbert Wabnig, owner of The Cheese Store of Beverly Hills. I have to say,he has the perfect name for a cheese snob, even if it inadvertently reminds me of Eddie Murphy in a fat suit even though it’s spelled differently.
Suvir: cheese pakora two ways: mozzarella di bufala & gourda, tamarind chutney
Norbert doesn’t love the presentation. Sniff, sniff! Plus, he notes that mozzarella goes with everything, which I suspect isn’t really a compliment. It did strike me that such a mild cheese would be pretty easy to cook with – not exactly master chef material. Gouda, on the other hand, isn’t so easy, but let’s just note that Suvir isn’t winning this one. Read More...