Show me how

Show me how to chiffonade basil

How many times have you heard a chef say “add in a chiffonade of basil”… and wondered what they meant??

Chiffonade is a fancy schmancy way to say… roll and slice!

Look how easy it will be to impress your friends during your next dinner party

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Stack fresh basil leaves on top of each other from largest to small…

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Roll the stack of leaves up like a cigar

Or maybe it’s better to say into a tube because it’s doubtful that any of us have ever rolled up a cigar

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Slice down on the rolled basil with a sharp knife in thin slices

Continue all the way up the roll…

 Fluff up the thinly sliced leaves and….

 Presto!  You are now a basil chiffonade master!

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 Told you it was easy!

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