In many dishes, it’s the sauce that seals the flavor deal, but oftentimes, making the sauces can be an intimidating process. That was until now. Martha Holmberg, a La Varenne-trained, award winning food writer has just released Modern Sauces: More than 150 Recipes for Every Cook, Every Day. Mark Perzel talks with the author about the range of recipes in her book, from the well-known marinara and hollandaise, to the more adventurous maple-rum sabyon and coconut-curry spiked chocolate sauce.
Chef, cookbook author, and host of PBS’ Simply Ming, Ming Tsai, recently returned to his native Ohio and stopped by the WVXU studios to talk with Robyn Carey-Allgeyer. He discussed his East meets West cooking philosophy, the success of his TV show, and his newest cookbook, Simply Ming in your Kitchen.