Culinary School and Beyond

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

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

Kernölgugelhupf: Austrian Pumpkin Seed Oil Cake

I love any and all sorts of toasty, nutty oils. I think sesame oil is easily one of the most earthy, sexy ingredients I’ve ever encountered. Along the progression of … Continue reading

February 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Love In The Raw: Fully Raw Vegan Key Lime Pie

Over the past few entries, we’ve visited a number of elements that might make a meal for your significant other extra special. Things like added knife skills, cooking steak perfectly, … Continue reading

February 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Valentine’s Day Ideas Pt. 4: Decadent Chocolate Tart

So, you’ve had a wonderful meal. You and your special someone have sipped some wine, shared some lovely food, and enjoyed the company of one another. But something seems to … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · Leave a comment