Can a chef make croutons special? If the chef is Tim Dornon, chef de cuisine at Austin newcomer Qui, and the croutons are golden, buttery, and fragrant with poached lemon zest and thyme, the answer is yes.
The chef, who shared his recipe for a kimchi-and-fried-egg sandwich with Tasting Table last year, uses the croutons as a topping for a chilled garlic soup; they’d also be a sublime addition to salad, of course, or you could try these myriad ways to put this essential recipe to use.
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