Presentation and plating skills

Discussion in 'Pastries & Baking' started by thequeenoftreat, Jan 28, 2015.

  1. thequeenoftreat

    thequeenoftreat

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    So my question is how do you cut a mousse cake like this so the layers stay so defined.  I know it's chilled but when I cut mine, the cream was pushed down way more than that little orange peel was by the knife. I also had to use a serrated knife to cut through all the layers making it look messy.
     
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  2. chefross

    chefross

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    Run your knife under hot water for a moment....wipe dry and slice. Do this for each slice. Works like a charm.
     
  3. chefedb

    chefedb

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    Use a thin bladed hot knife
     
  4. petalsandcoco

    petalsandcoco

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    A no fail way: Use cheese wire or dental floss