2 Standardized Recipe is… A set of instructions describing the way a particular establishment prepares a particular dish
3 The Function of a Standardized Recipe is… Detailed and specificTo ensure quality every time…no matter who cooks it!To control quantityTo indicate consistent quantities for every ingredient and how they are to be measuredTo indicate exact yields and portion sizes; and how the portions are to be measured and served
4 Cooking with Judgement 4 things to consider when you are making a recipe for the first time:What are…The basic cooking methodsCharacteristics of the dishThe function of each ingredientThe overall cooking times
5 CONVERTING RECIPESTo change a recipe if the yield is not the amount needed.At home what do you usually do?Why might it be different in a restaurant?
6 To increase or decrease recipe yields; Decide how many servings you need, or the DESIRED YIELDDetermine the CONVERSION FACTOR or the number that each ingredient amount is multiplied by in order to adjust the yield of the recipe
7 Desired yield Original yield =Conversion factorIf a recipe serves 8And you need to serve 4What is the conversion factor? /8 = 0.5