Patisserie

Today begins my second and final program on my path to earn Le Cordon Bleu’s Grande Diplome.  It’s the Pâtisserie program, consisting of three levels: basic, intermediate and superior.  Though I love to bake at home, I must confess that I’m taking this course more for my family than myself.  I like a taste of […]

Simply Delicious

When most people think of French cuisine, they imagine gilded restaurants: Alain Ducasse’s restaurant in Paris Or maybe Cuisine Nouvelle on all white plates and very little food: Cuisine Nouvelle Or perhaps culinary wonders from the world of molecular gastronomy that take hours to prepare however the plate looks a bit like a science experiment: […]