Greg Hathaway, Creative Director at Maple
My Cookbook Pick Is: Franny’s
The Maple Questionnaire
What’s your first memory of cooking?
Making a terrible plate of scrambled eggs when I was 13, but using garlic. And saying “I could use things like garlic…and cook things…” The first tasty dish I ever made was a jambalaya two years later.
What’s your favorite thing to use in the kitchen?
Probbbbbbably the cast iron skillet.
What’s your favorite sound in the kitchen?
The sizzle of ingredients as they hit a hot pan.
Coffee, tea, or bourbon?
What’s one flavor (or thing) you wish you could bottle and take with you?
A 2000 Margaux.
Seared or grilled?
Grilled. Unless we’re talking about tuna.
Low and slow or hot and quick?
Hot and quick!
What would they serve at your spaceship launch/quinceañera?
Tres leches astronaut ice cream.
Meal for two or meal for twenty?
If you could get a cooking lesson from anyone, who would it be?
If you could cook a meal for anyone, who would it be?
Malcolm X. Mainly because I assume I could then join him for dinner.
Greg’s Last Supper