Cooking School Lesson
Steaming | Introduction
- 1 instructional video
- 1 tip and technique video
- interactive quiz
Lesson Description & Goals
The technique of steaming is used in many different cultures by cooks who appreciate the delicate textures, true flavors, and versatility it provides. For this simple cooking method, all you need is a pot, a perforated rack, some simmering water, and a tight-fitting lid.
Although steaming has a bad reputation of being bland and boring, this is absolutely not the case. Steaming is one of the best ways to showcase the flavors of fresh and seasonal ingredients. It also happens to be a very clean and hassle-free method of cooking.
In this lesson, you will learn about what steaming is. You will also learn about the advantages of steaming and the various tools available. In subsequent lessons, we will teach you the basics of steaming so you can perform this often over-looked, but important cooking technique.
- Define steaming
- Identify a variety of equipment for steaming
- List the advantages of steaming