How I Balance Savory and Sweet in My Food

Farmingdale, New York

Some chefs hate baking, some love it. Some bakers and pastry chefs loathe chefs who think they know what they are doing in the baking and pastry sphere. But when the two sides of the kitchen are on the same page, magic happens.

Using savory and sweet together has been going on as long as we have been cooking. You’ll see it in certain types of barbecue, Asian food, and so many other cuisines. Aside...