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Winemaker’s Grape Cake

If you aren’t familiar with Patricia Wells, you should be. She’s the doyenne of bistro cuisine, and runs what I’ve heard is the best cooking school in Provence. She has a pied-à-terre in Paris where…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013
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Was it Love at First Bite? Singles in the City – Dirty Apron Cooking School

I had butterflies. I’m not too proud to admit it. However, the expectation of finding a culinary lover, who matched my passion for the kitchen, was definitely making me push the nervous jitters aside in favor of a…

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Posted by: on Monday, September 13th, 2010
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Cooking Class with Chef Romy

“If anyone serves you risotto in a ring mold, get up and leave.” That was just one of the little tidbits of advice we were treated to when Andrea M and I ventured into Cookshop for a Spanish Cooking class with Chef…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, July 14th, 2009
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Culinary Guilt

I have to preface this with a short confessional. I’ve got this growing interest in culinary exploration but in typical Vancouverite fashion I jump at every opportunity to spend time in the sun and this last weekend…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, August 12th, 2008
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Back to school at Rouxbe

After a few years away from school and in the real world I’m diving back into the educational environment but being the web guy that I am, sitting in class just wasn’t my style. Rouxbe has recently launched…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008
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Rouxbe Launches Cooking School

As someone who has been through basic French cooking training, I can tell you it’s an invaluable addition to your culinary knowledge. Of course, the hands-on, in-person approach is not easily matched by online or…

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Posted by: on Thursday, July 17th, 2008
Categories: Meditations | Tags: , , , , | 2 Comments »