Culinary School and Beyond

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

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

It’s Finally Here: Vegetarian/Vegan Pizza Class

A few years ago, I was invited by a yoga student of my father’s to teach a class about making pies. We held the class in her house just outside … Continue reading

March 7, 2015 · 1 Comment

Romanced By Flavors of the East, Dabbling in Burmese Cuisine

A few weeks ago, Alexir and I made a trip to Friday Harbor in the San Juan islands. I had never been before, and was more than happy to weather … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Memories of Simplicity: Citrus Olive Oil Cake

Sometimes, a person can shape your life without you even being aware of it. When I was young, a relative of my mom’s came to visit. I wasn’t particularly familiar … Continue reading

February 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Changing Up the Breakfast Routine: Southwest Quinoa Breakfast Burrito

Breakfast is something I have complicated feelings about. On the one hand, it is the most important meal of the day. It offers your body its first opportunity to start … Continue reading

February 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

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