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It’s high time for hollandaise sauce. In another French-inspired episode, KatieQ forms a saucy collaboration with Erica, professional chef and mastermind of the YouTube channel Bubble Child. Together in Erica’s kitchen in Paris, they turn clarified butter, lemon, and egg yolks into a tangy emulsion so thick, its consistency resembles that of Greek yogurt. A dollop of this hollandaise sauce morphs poached eggs and French baguette into a breakfast blowout. It’s a heck of a lot of whisking, but they don’t seem to mind after the first bite.
Tell us: Do you have any hollandaise secrets? What do you like to eat it with?