Today, the first of June starts yoga in the zoo. I have been practicing yoga for the past two years. My wife, Margie, had done it for years before but I never really wanted to participate. How wrong was I? I love it now. It focuses me after a week at school. I love the… Continue reading Yoga in the Zoo
I’m in the library today tutoring our culinary and baking students on any food subject they want. Most have good questions about different vegetables, animal protein or grain. But most want to understand food costing. Food costing involves a bit of mathematics. It’s all multiplication and addition but still some find it very difficult. I… Continue reading A Baker Tutoring Math?
I love taking pictures especially of food. You’ll find pictures here of stuff we make at school, restaurants I visit and so much more. Send me yours if you want and I’ll post them.
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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