Curry night @ The Picnic Basket – a fundraising for Thai flood victims
It’s not easy to cook a hot meal in 5ft of floodwater. This Sunday November 13, my friends at the Picnic Basket, the Penny Ice Creamery and I will take the time to appreciate our warm, dry kitchen by making a delicious Thai curry to benefit the people of Thailand who...
New classes at Love Apple farm – macarons, pad thai, summer jams (not all at once!)
Looking for fun projects to do this summer? Come join me in a class (or two, or three) at Love Apple Farm’s awesome teaching kitchen, on the grounds of the-even-more-awesome Love Apple farm in Santa Cruz. This summer I’ll be leading a workshop to make the dainty French macarons, teaching you...
More summer classes: mid-summer jams, Thai curries, tomatoes, and, yes, more macarons!
I’m having so much fun teaching at Love Apple Farms’ gorgeous teaching kitchen space I’m adding more classes to fill up the summer schedule. Check them out. Mid-summer Jamming, Saturday, July 23, 12pm-4pm White peaches, yellow peaches, nectarines, plums, pluots, mid to late summer is the time for
More classes at Love Apple Farms this Fall
Macaron Madness Workshop – October 15 & November 5, 11am-3pm There are two upcoming macaron workshops to add to our super popular series at the farm this Fall. (One is coming up this weekend, and there are even a couple more spaces left if you want to join us.) If you’re...
How to make (almost) perfect canelés using silicone molds
Note: This post is Thinglink-ed, pass your mouse over the images to find out more. So, you heard me going on and on about how to make the perfect canelés. You got all excited and about to roll up your sleeves and head into your kitchen to play. Then you got to the part about how you'd need these ...
Marmalade and “Day-off Dinners” Series at Love Apple Farm
Just in case you haven’t heard, I’m teaching a bunch of classes over at the new Love Apple farm, which moved last year to Santa Cruz from up the hill in Ben Lomond. The new farm has teaching kitchen that’s well-equipped yet intimate enough to create a cozy learning environment....
Gallery: Favorite Jazz Fest Eats
Cochon de Lait Po’boy. The Best Po’Boy at the Fest. Get one early or you’ll be sorry! (at Food Area 1)
Canelés (Cannelés) de Bordeaux – the recipe, the madness, the method
Note: This post is Thinglink-ed, pass your mouse over the images to find out more. " Though this be madness, yet there is method in't. " - William Shakespeare, Hamlet. Yes indeed there is, and it nearly drove me mad on the way to it. If you followed me on Twitter or Facebook, you couldn't have ...
New Fall/Winter classes at Love Apple Farms
Pad Thai and other Thai stir-fry favorites: Nov 12 You’ve always loved Pad Thai but felt too intimidated to try them at home? Come take this class with me. We’ll not only make the best Pad Thai at home, but we’ll also cover other Thai stir-fry favorites like Pad See Ewe, Pad...
More great gift ideas to add to my 2010 Gift Guide
My very own artisan jams and marmalades Some of you probably already know that I make jams and marmalades. If you follow me on Twitter you might have even bought some. If this is the first you’ve heard of this, let me tell you a bit about this little adventure...