What's the weirdest thing that you have in your freezer right now? We'll give you a minute to rifle through the frozen pizzas, pints of ice cream and long-forgotten veggies. You see, we like to think that the contents of your freezer can actually say a lot about you. Those fancy ice molds reveal your penchant for classed-up cocktails, while the frost-bitten casserole from your mother whispers of your childhood.
We posed the same question to some of the world's best chefs, and their answers offer a glimpse into their restaurants and their personal lives. There are some good pro tips along the way, too, like the idea of stashing away leftover egg whites for future use. Bundle up and follow us to the frozen tundra to explore all the weirdly wonderful things chefs keep in their freezers—from cough drops and knives to pork ruffles and placenta.
Craving more insider insight from the world's best chefs? You're in the right place. Talk to the Chef! is a new weekly food series that taps into the minds of culinary leaders around the globe. The conversation changes just as often, and we'll chat with chefs about everything from condiments and podcasts to kitchen equipment and emerging trends.