Its officially the coldest day of this winter. I have errands to do today and I don’t want to be outside. so here I sit drinking some great coffee. The clover machine brews each cup of coffee individually. I am enjoying the Maui Mokka. It’s a full bodied coffee with a cocoa overtone. I must… Continue reading Having a Clover at Starbucks
I have been teaching the baking course for culinary students for a while now. Some students take to it very quickly and some fight it. Baking isn’t for everyone but encourage students to try it. We have a new course for 2013 and I think it’s a good one. Yesterday we made chicken pot pie.… Continue reading Baking and Pastry for Culinary Students
Part of being a good teacher is being prepared for the first day of school. It’s not the the most glamourous part of the job but I need to have recipe books and syllabi for the students on Monday. We’re making French bread first. I’ll try to have a picture for you then.
On Monday, I’ll be back to school, Le Cordon Bleu Chicago. This is the first time in over two weeks. I miss teaching and can’t wait to see my new students. I’ll be teaching culinary students baking this term. We have an all new curriculum that should be a lot of fun to teach and… Continue reading Getting back to School!
I have been producing a podcast for the last 7 years called This Week in Food. It was a good podcast but all good things must come to an end. I have put it to bed for a while. I’m not saying I’ll never come back to it but right now, it’s just too time… Continue reading That’s all for This Week in Food…for a while