3-Star Lunch!

On May 31, 2006 3 Comments
In Chef Stories, Guy Savoy, Travel, Vie à Paris, Yummy Bistros, Yummy Restaurants

Nope, I’m not going to be the 3-star potato peeler – I’m going to be the official 3-star sweet pea splitter! Today my family and I splurged on… Read More »

Walking Tours In Paris: Notre Dame

On May 29, 2006 7 Comments
In Travel, Vie à Paris

I am spending my last two days of life as I know it entertaining my parents. Thank God for this wonderful distraction. Otherwise I would be sitting around… Read More »

Le Cordon Bleu Graduation

On May 27, 2006 8 Comments
In Le Cordon Bleu

I now hold the world’s records in certificates! Some of my favorites include: college, teaching, marriage, and now – cooking! Woooo!!! Our ceremony was held at the private… Read More »

St. Denis: Burial Place of Kings & Queens

On May 25, 2006 13 Comments
In Uncategorized

What happens when you get a history fanatic, a Catholic, and a graveyard obsessed nut together? You go to all the church’s in Paris that’s what! My parents… Read More »

Le Cordon Bleu Final Examination

On May 22, 2006 14 Comments
In Chef Stories, Le Cordon Bleu

I love Cordon Bleu – and I’m not just writing that because I’ve had three bottles of champagne (okay, maybe I have, so what, it’s Paris and I… Read More »

Artichokes Deep Fried

On May 18, 2006 10 Comments
In Chef Stories, Le Cordon Bleu, Recipes, Vegetables

It’s spring and artichokes are everywhere in Paris. I’ve seen big globes the size of my head, small purple ones, you name it I’ve seen it. Artichokes have… Read More »

Yippee! I’m an Official Stagier!!!

On May 17, 2006 0 Comments
In Chef Stories, Guy Savoy, Le Cordon Bleu

I’ve taught theater all over the world, from India to California’s public high school system. I have always prided myself on using drama as a tool to help… Read More »

J’ai Besoin de Parler Avec le Chef!

On May 17, 2006 12 Comments
In Chef Stories, Guy Savoy, Le Cordon Bleu

I’ve taught theater and English all over the world, from India to California’s overcrowded public high schools. I have always prided myself on using drama as a tool… Read More »

Eat Your Peas: Sweet Pea Gnocchi

On May 17, 2006 5 Comments
In Le Cordon Bleu

My final superior examination next week at Le Cordon Bleu. I’ve been experimenting at home with some of the ingredients, like petit pois, attempting to create original recipes…. Read More »

Final Exam Insecurity

On May 16, 2006 3 Comments
In Le Cordon Bleu

For the last few weeks my mind has been pondering over our list of ingredients for the Final Superior Exam and Le Cordon Bleu. I finally came up… Read More »