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Marcus Chefs at East Town Market

The East Town Market is celebrating its 15th summer at Cathedral Square Park and the Cafe Pfister and the Chefs of the Pfister, seek Intercontinental, Hilton, and Mason Street Grill are a part of this year’s live entertainment and food.  On Saturday mornings, from 9am – 1pm, The Cafe Pfister is proudly serving its Starbucks […]

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Tuna Salad Relleno with Chef Robert Ash

This isn’t your typical tuna salad. It’s a unique blend of tuna, onion, olive oil, watercress pesto and red pepper. The creative and healthy combination is perfect as a light snack, but could also be served as a satisfying meal. The colorful watercress pesto adds the finishing flavors that will be pleasing to any palate. […]

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Ask Ash: Fresh or frozen vegetables?

Whether you want to learn how to perfect a particular cooking technique, learn how to use a certain ingredient or have a dish related question, Chef Robert Ash has the answers for you. Fresh or frozen vegetables, is one better than the other? The fresh versus frozen debate is a common one, however experts say […]

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Ask Ash: Wild Mushroom Soup

Whether you want to learn how to perfect a particular cooking technique, learn how to use a certain ingredient or have a dish related question, Chef Robert Ash has the answers for you. I recently enjoyed a delicious Wild Mushroom soup that was served during a Pfister wedding reception. Could you please share the recipe […]

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Ask Ash: Pfister House made Yogurt Recipe

Whether you want to learn how to perfect a particular cooking technique, learn how to use a certain ingredient or have a dish related question, Chef Robert Ash has the answers for you. The Pfister’s yogurt is a breakfast favorite of mine. Could you tell me how I can create that same recipe at home? […]

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Ask Ash: How do you eat a pomegranate?

Whether you want to learn how to perfect a particular cooking technique, learn how to use a certain ingredient or have a dish related question, Chef Robert Ash has the answers for you. How do you eat a pomegranate? They look unusual, but they’re very easy to eat. Here are some simple ways to slice […]

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Ask Ash: What is blanching?

Whether you want to learn how to perfect a particular cooking technique, store learn how to use a certain ingredient or have a dish related question, Chef Robert Ash has the answers for you. What is blanching? Blanching is a cooking term that means to quickly cook the outside of usually a fruit or vegetable. […]

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Ask Ash: What is the best way to marinate a steak?

Whether you want to learn how to perfect a particular cooking technique, learn how to use a certain ingredient or have a dish related question, Chef Robert Ash has the answers for you. What is the best way to marinate a steak, chicken and what type of marinade works best? I think for steak an […]

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Ask Ash: How can I make a thin, crispy pizza dough?

Whether you want to learn how to perfect a particular cooking technique, learn how to use a certain ingredient or have a dish related question, Chef Robert Ash has the answers for you. How can I make a thin, crispy pizza dough? Is there a secret? The secret to a thin crust is in the […]