A Trip to the Market

Tokyo is a very international city and you can find all the Western ingredients you want, if you know where to look.  The city itself is mad about Western pastries.  You can’t walk 10 feet without seeing a bakery or pastry shop.  Most Japanese grocery stores have a fresh pastry section, but few have the […]

Cuisine Chef or Pastry Chef – Who Am I?

I looked at today’s notes and Chef will be making two of my favorite foods, quiche and apple pie! So many things are familiar in this day, but I’m also hoping to learn a technique for something I’ve always struggled with: moving dough from the rolling surface to the pie plate.  I wonder what technique Chef will […]