Saturday, January 09, 2010
"The Omelet Show"
We've been watching episodes of "The French Chef" on a Netflix DVD, and Len was especially taken by "The Omelet Show." This morning was his second round of making omelets as shown on the show. Watching Julie and Julia was another area of inspiration -- in fact we've been browsing Julia Child's My Life in France too. So we got out the old, stained copy of Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and Len's own omelet show began.
First, breaking the eggs -- Julia Child did one egg in each hand. You didn't see Meryl Streep's Julia Child do this! But here's Len:
And the paradigm:
The butter is just finished foaming when eggs go into the pan:
I didn't capture the moment when the eggs flipped (and you didn't see Streep do this either [correction, didn't see her do it right -- she flipped it onto the stove]) but here's the result: