Evan Kalman

Oven Crispy Fish with Herbs

Oven Crispy Fish with Herbs from Evan Kalman

Cooking fish can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. Whole roasted fish makes for a simple yet elegant dinner, and cooking it in the Wolf Gourmet countertop oven couldn’t be easier. For a quick and elegant dinner, consider whole roasted fish like a trout or branzino. Because they are smaller in size, they cook up fast and perfect every time. Start with the freshest fish you can find. The eyes should be clear, and the fish should smell like the sea. Keep things simple and ask your fishmonger to clean the fish for you. Make sure to keep the whole… Read more

Earl Grey Chocolate Mousse with Lavender-Mascarpone Whipped Cream

Evan Kalman’s Smoked Salt & Earl Grey Chocolate Mousse with Lavender-Mascarpone Whipped Cream

Chocolate mousse is a classic. I’ve tried nearly every variation, but my benchmark is still Julia Child’s traditional version, which hits that perfect intersection of flavor and texture. A good mousse is worth the effort, but it does require a fair amount of work. Bain Maries, ice baths, carefully melting the chocolate, vigorously whipping the egg yolks, carefully incorporating the egg whites — this isn’t a quick weeknight dessert. I found that you can cut out nearly all the effort by swapping your whisk for a blender. The Wolf Gourmet high performance blender does all the work melting, mixing, and aerating… Read more