Monthly Archives: October 2011

Culinary School Here I Come (60) Wedding Cake, More Hors d’Oeuvres & Pumpkin Carving


What does Appetite + Teaser = ????? Appetizer…. silly! I just learned that today. But is an Hors d’Oeuvre and an appetizer the same? Not so. The distinction is not about what kind of foods they are, it’s about how … Continue reading

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Culinary School Here I Come (59) Hors d’Oeuvres (pt. 2) & Maui Culinary Academy Noble Chef


There is no reason for me to ever whine about living on Maui and going to school here. This is what I see every day while on campus. Whenever I’m stressed, I take a deep breath, exhale and think of … Continue reading

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Culinary School Here I Come (58) Entremets, Hors d’Oeuvres & a Pithivier


You’d think I’m fluent in French, think again. There’s a lot of French terms lately. I have to check out my text book every time I try to spell hors d’oeuvres. Try it sometime. Anywhoo, in Advanced Baking class we … Continue reading

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Culinary School Here I Come (57) Entremets, Pate en Croute & a Meltdown


In addition to my Advanced Baking I class and Garde Manger, I have a couple of non-cooking classes. One is Menu Planning and the other is Beverage. So I’m sharing an interesting beverage fact:  An establishments wine list is described … Continue reading

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Culinary School Here I Come (56) Notre Dame, Gallantine & Vanilla Bavaroise


If I were ever on death row (as a result of my murder conviction of strangling a lame student) and had to order my last meal, I believe it would be a quart of Pistachio Mousse. I’ve never seen pistachio … Continue reading

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