Culinary School and Beyond

From culinary student, to cook, to whatever the future holds

Patience Rewarded: The Yeasted Waffle

A few weeks ago, Alexir stopped into Bakery Noveau on his way to work. We’ve been there hundreds of times (both locations, but I’m referring to the West Seattle location) … Continue reading

August 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Madhur Jaffrey, Take Me Away!

Madhur Jaffrey is the quintessential mother of indian cooking in the US. Her initial book “An Invitation to Indian Cooking” was first published in 1973. Since then, she has released … Continue reading

August 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That: Busy Peoples’ Banana Cake

I’ll admit my other post today was completely unrelated to food. I try not to be “that” person, but I had to get the news about getting engaged out of … Continue reading

August 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

In Case You Hadn’t Heard…

Each year, our family makes the trek down to the Oregon Country Fair. Just outside Eugene, OR, tucked in the outskirts of Elmira. This being something like my 28th or … Continue reading

August 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Love Letters and Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake

It’s already halfway through June?!?!111 Where has half this year gone already? Once December passes, there is a distinctive 6 month period of recoup. Both in my personal life and … Continue reading

June 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Cold Noodles, It’s What’s for Dinner: Vietnamese Noodle Salad with Marinated Flank Steak

It’s summer in Seattle. Some days, that means 65* F and just this side of showers. Other days, that may mean 86* F without a cloud in the sky. In … Continue reading

June 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Oh Mah Gawd, I’m Back Again! …With Phoenix Breakfast Cookies

Hello from the Great Disappearing Woman! I wasn’t entirely sure I’d be back to blogging for a moment there. This change has been wonderful, but also has involved many adjustments … Continue reading

May 29, 2015 · Leave a comment