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Cooking Without Recipes (Medium)

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50 simbi per unit - Virtual OK

Cooking isn't about following a recipe. A recipe will tell you to chop to this length, measure this much, and cook for this long. No, cooking is about creativity, about listening to your food and learning from it.

This service is for people already somewhat familiar with cooking. You can make good food from recipes, but you want to up your game. We'll come up with a goal and brainstorm how to get there, and I'll offer advice to make sure the dish comes out like you want it to. Bonus points for abstract goals, like "I want to make something that tastes meaty but has the texture of cotton candy".

Training & Qualifications


I've been an experimental chef for five years and I've made many crazy dishes. Chicken and waffles a la mode with root beer syrup, Swedish calskrove (which is a giant ham and cheese calzone with a fully loaded burger and fries inside), a pizza with a 1:1 tomato and bean base, experimental beverages designed to invoke the taste of nutty milk and the smell of browning butter, etc. etc.

Availability & Preferences


Weekends are better, but weeknights will work. This can be done virtually but is better in person.

Trading Preference: I’m flexible, just hit me up!

Reviews of Spandan


Christopher provided Help with Tell Me the Secret of Life? for Spandan
Feb 12, 2017
Alright!
Ash provided Help with Psychoanalysis Partner for Spandan
Feb 04, 2017
Spandan is a regular Sherlock Holmes
Colleen received Help with Two truths and a lie - let's play! from Spandan
Jan 31, 2017
I guessed 1 of 2 of his lies! Thanks again for playing :)
Danielle provided Help with Psychoanalysis Partner for Spandan
Jan 25, 2017
I'm so excited to talk with Spandan! We seem to share a lot of the same views on life. So far, he's been very polite so I recommend starting a convers...ation with him. :)show more
Michelene received Session of Intro to Perfume Making from Spandan
Jan 25, 2017
Thanks for the information you provided.
Jeff provided Help with Tell Me the Secret of Life? for Spandan
Jan 19, 2017
Thanks for the opportunity!
Ash provided Help with Tell Me the Secret of Life? for Spandan
Jan 17, 2017
Spandan was receptive to advice, and quick to respond.
Brandy received Unit of 15-Minute Argument from Spandan
Jan 03, 2017
Spandan was a very articulate and thurough opponent when it came to our argument. He was respectful through the whole experience and I enjoyed the ex...perience a great deal. show more
Alira A received Session of Intro to Perfume Making from Spandan
Dec 25, 2016
Spandan gave me lots of information and ideas on how to make a perfume for myself.
Simbi received Help with Simbiotic Stories For Our Blog from Spandan
Dec 02, 2016
Spandan's story was so unique, charming, and joyous. His smarts and humor shine through in his delightful writing. In his story, he focuses on Fun & ...Quirky services and unveils the deeper effects of such "smaller" offerings — definitely worth the read! We're very happy to have him in our community!show more


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About Spandan Bandyopadhyay

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