A welcome dose of normalcy: In an conversation recorded pre-pandemic, Ned Baldwin, chef-owner of Houseman restaurant in New York City, discusses his brand new and very useful cookbook How to Dress an Egg: Surprising and Simple Ways to Cook Dinner, written in collaboration with Peter Kaminsky.
Ned, a former sculptor from Seattle, WA, took up professional cooking in his 30s, and became chef de cuisine of Gabrielle Hamilton’s Prune Restaurant before opening his own place. How to Dress an Egg translates the lessons and tricks of the trade of a pro chef to myriad home-cooking applications. In his conversation with Andrew, Ned discusses the book, some of his favorite techniques and recipes, and the process of writing and designing his first literary at-bat.
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Enjoy this interview, and buy Ned’s book!
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How to Dress an Egg (Ned’s book)