Temperature Texture & Toughness
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A T-bone steak, a plate of pasta, a slice of pizza; while these may all be food favorites of many, would they be quite so pleasing if they weren’t served warm and steaming? Wouldn’t you be a bit unhappy if they came out hard and tough? Dessert items such as pudding and custard are avoided by some due to their unique textures. So when preparing a palette-pleasing experience, it is critical to be cognizant of just how the ingredients’ textures will interact and how the whole dish’s texture will appeal to you or your guest. Remember the Three T’s: Temperature, Texture & Toughness. These three can make or break the dining experience.