Preparing for My Stage

On April 24, 2006 6 Comments
In Le Cordon Bleu, Yummy Restaurants

I’ve been avoiding expressing my immediate dream because I didn’t want to jinx it. Now I see that the idea is preposterous, so I might as well share… Read More »

VIDEO: How To Fillet A Fish

On April 23, 2006 9 Comments
In Uncategorized

Top five reasons why it’s important to know how to fillet a fish: 1. Don’t get voted off the island. Make yourself indispensable with your filleting skills. 2…. Read More »

Lamb Presents

On April 19, 2006 6 Comments
In Chef Stories, Le Cordon Bleu, Meat, Recipes

We made a dish today at Le Cordon Bleu, that was super yummy. I loved the theme of the recipe because I got to create each part as… Read More »

Laverie Automatique

On April 17, 2006 4 Comments
In Travel, Washing Machine Stories

I have come to the conclusion that my Parisian neighborhood laundromat is really a portal for Purgatory and only bizarre demonic people or angelic misunderstood artists come to… Read More »

Easter Souvenir’s

On April 16, 2006 4 Comments
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I was struck this Easter morning by an email my Mom sent me that opened the floodgates to lost memories like an uncontrollable river hurtling over everything in… Read More »

The Biggest Market in the World: Rungis

On April 15, 2006 9 Comments
In Chef Stories, Le Cordon Bleu, Travel, Vie à Paris

The cuisine students at Le Cordon Bleu had a field trip to Rungis, the largest professional fresh product market in the world. The market is so big that… Read More »

Passover Pastry Macaroons

On April 11, 2006 12 Comments
In Chef Stories, Le Cordon Bleu, Recipes, Sweet Pastry, Travel, Vie à Paris

This recipe is for Teri, who had the brilliant idea that Macaroons would be an excellent Passover dessert because they don’t use leavening. They do use almond powder… Read More »

Big Mac Attack Macaroon!

On April 7, 2006 11 Comments
In Chef Stories, Le Cordon Bleu

I happen to cook next to a young woman, Jamie, in my superior cuisine class at Le Cordon Bleu who never ceases to amaze me with her big… Read More »

Lobster Again?!?!

On April 6, 2006 6 Comments
In Chef Stories, Fish, Le Cordon Bleu, Recipes

I should have known that today was going to be tough when I got to school and some one had taken my seat in the demo room. I… Read More »

Little Red Poisson: Rouget

On April 2, 2006 7 Comments
In Chef Stories, Fish, Le Cordon Bleu, Recipes

Today was one of those rare days where waking up at 7:00 A.M. on a Saturday (with a caipirinha headache – thanks Michael & Enrique!) and trekking across… Read More »