What is the first question to ask?
Are you sure?
Do not hesitate when asking questions. Sure, there will be some blunders and wrong turns. When you second guess the first question without finding an answer, ideas are never born. The first question, the one that just pops out, is often the catalyst for a roller coaster ride without an end.
I begin again...
What can be flour?
What can be fat?
What can be stock?
What role does an ingredient play in a composition?
How far are you willing to go to create and capture flavor? What if you knew more? Knowledge makes it easier to break through barriers and take new steps. If you had more information what would you do?
What tastes best to me?
How can I hone flavors and sharpen the edges?
What makes a great dish?
What makes a great dining experience?
How do I take that to the next level?