[Sca-cooks] Siege Cooking at Battlemoor

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Fri Jun 4 09:25:50 PDT 2010

Actually on Iron Chef, the cooks have long been given a list of possible
ingredients. It's not a total surprise.



On Jun 4, 2010, at 12:02 PM, Kathleen A Roberts wrote:

> On Fri, 4 Jun 2010 02:36:49 -0500
> Stefan li Rous <StefanliRous at austin.rr.com> wrote:
>> Have all the teams generally been able to work past 'surprise'  
>> ingredients into their presentations? Is it a requirement that they  
>> do so? or does it just gain you additional points?
> it was all a surprise in my experience.  theme and ingredients.  you  
> always need to use everything given you, no matter how little, to  
> get full points for use of ingredients.  but if you know ahead of  
> time the basket will contain ... oh, let's say... poulty, meat with  
> bone, root veggies, dried fruit, lentils, sweet spices, dried herbs,  
> berries...  then you can start thinking of recipes and methods of  
> cooking, and leave more of the day for the actual prepping and  
> cooking.  HOWEVER, that doesn't mean you won't get some salt pork,  
> walnuts and cone sugar that morning along with what you already  
> know.  those will need to be incorporated as well.snipped
> cailte

More information about the Sca-cooks mailing list