Sous Vide cooking is an edge to edge perfection. This French cooking technique has become one of the best examples of restaurant quality cooking. It is time consuming, difficult and hard to master. Sous Vide always delivers food better than traditional cooking methods.
So if you are just starting out with Sous Vide cooking and you want to cook sous vide for festivals this following list can help you.
9 out of 10 times sous vide is used on a steak. Under normal cooking methods, steak tends to be overcooked or undercooked. Since sous vide cooking is temperature controlled you can cook it perfectly. No matter what your experience level now you can have a perfect steak. Perfect for festivals or perfect for sous vide for festivals.
2. Chicken Breasts
These are some amazing piece of meat. But traditional cooking methods often leave them dry and tasteless. Looking to cook it throughout mostly makes it dry. Sous Vide cooking is perfect for chicken breasts. It can cook the meat perfectly while keeping it moist and succulent.
3. Duck Breasts
Much like chicken breasts, these can be cooked to its best taste with Sous Vide. Even though it is texturally completely different from a chicken breast, it too dries out easily in traditional cooking. So, this meat can really shine with this method.
Eggs are the perfect candidates for Sous Vide cooking. Cooking eggs in the traditional way is a guessing game, there is no way to get them perfectly unless you are an expert. But with Sous Vide, you can cook them from the just set consistency to hard-boiled without any real effort.
4. Pork Chop
Pork is one flavorful, juicy meat. The perfect way cook it is to Sous Vide. Normal cooking often makes it dry and the flavor is lost. Eating one bite of Sous Vide cooked pork chop is enough to make anyone a fan for life.
seafood often dries out easily, making it the perfect candidate for Sous Vide. You can cook lobster or shrimp to perfection. Seafood is often a mystery for a lot of cooks but they are just like any other meat. When dry meat is sore for the mouth, moist meat tastes like heaven.
6. Vegetables (some)
This may come as a surprise to a lot of people. Vegetables also can be Sous Vided. A few of them tastes amazing.
Once I met an Asian, she got amazed to eat a souse vice cooked carrot and remarked “I can’t believe this is a carrot”. It tenderizes with own juices and just tastes amazing. Asparagus is another vegetable that tastes amazing with this method. There is no other way you can get them tender and crispy.
Sous Vide cooking works wonders on a lot of things. If you select ingredients perfect for this style of cooking it always pay off. Playing it safe is the way to go in the beginning. If you master the technique first, later can dive into the more advanced techniques and harder ingredients.
For the holidays as a beginner, always try the easy ingredients.