The flambé burner: everything worth knowing about the world of fire gourmet cooking
Flambe burners are an essential tool for gourmet chefs who want to add a dramatic touch of fire to their dishes. Whether it's a flambéed dessert or a steak, using a flambé burner makes it possible to add flavor and texture to the food. In this article we will look at what a flambé burner is, how it works and what types of dishes can be prepared with it. We will also share some tips on how to use a flambé burner safely and effectively.
What is a flambé burner?
A flambé burner, also known as an alcohol burner, is a kitchen appliance used to Food to heat with an open flame. This burner consists of a container for flammable liquid, most often Alcohol (such as Rum or Grand Marnier) and a burner unit that produces a strong, fine flame. Flambé burners are mainly used to Food to flambé, which means holding them over an open flame for a short time to give them a special flavor and texture. They are widely used in professional kitchens and restaurants and are also used by ambitious hobby cooks at home.
How a flambé burner works
A flambé burner works by using a flammable liquid that is ignited to produce a powerful and precise flame. The flammable liquid is placed in a container and pumped over a burner unit that has a fine nozzle. This nozzle produces high heat and a strong, tight flame.
The liquid used is poured into the burner and ignited by opening a valve. The burner is then aimed at the food to be flambéed. To flambé a food item, it is held over the flame for a short period of time until the surface is heated and a specific texture and flavor is achieved.
There are two types of flambé burners: manual and automatic. Manual flambé burners require hand lighting and manual flame adjustment. Automatic flambé burners have electronic ignition and offer easier handling and more precise control of the flame.
It is important to be safe with a flambé burner as it uses an open flame. Care should always be taken to ensure that the burner is stable and secure on a level surface and that the flammable liquid is kept a safe distance from flammable materials.