A Star Chef’s Cheesy Soup

Melissa King’s Potato-Toma Velouté recipe

A Star Chef’s Cheesy Soup
Melissa King’s tasty velouté calls for a California version of a traditional Alpine cheese, but gruyère or Cheddar work just as well. (News Life Media/Stockfood)
From the Oct 31, 2022, issue

For California chef Melissa King, Asian-American media star and LGBTQIA+ activist, traditional, homey, cheese-centric food is right in her wheelhouse. King’s culinary style stems not only from her professional experience in Michelin-starred kitchens but also from a nostalgic affinity for comfort foods, one of which is loaded baked potatoes.

Get King’s Potato-Toma Velouté recipe, which highlights Point Reyes Farmstead Toma, a California take on a traditional Alpine cheese. 

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