The Finer Things in Life + Ricotta mousse stuffed Greek Donuts with Caramel Raspberry Sauce
Goooooooooooooood morning, friends! What a glorious week it’s been thus far! Admittedly, I am exhausted, but it’s all in the name of pastry, and the greater goal of opening up Delectable You! It started out perfectly: I spent a few hours Monday morning flipping back and forth between two different cake shows. The best […]
Hello everyone! What an adventure these last few weeks have been! I have been rolling out pitas like a mad women (I think I might be an expert now), and perfecting my baklava making skills. I think I also may have perfected my cheesecake making abilities (for you gluten free fans, it is FLOUR-FREE!), […]
Valentine’s Day Tarts!
Hello all!I don’t have much time to write today, but wanted to post a Valentine’s Day dessert recipe for you for this weekend. I created it based on inspiration from some recipes I learned in school, plus from inspiration from a few of my mentors. Check it out below!Valentine’s Day Tarts You can interchange […]
What a difference a week makes!
Teachers come in all forms: people, things, moments that take your breath away, time. This week, I was introduced to yet another teacher. His name is Chef Bonnie. Chef Bonnie is the pastry chef at Nu Restaurant here in Vancouver. He has a wife and a 6 year old son back home in […]
The 3 A’s of Awesome
I’d like to preface this entry by letting you know I am currently in the buzz of a sugar coma – I’ve just had my second helping of a home made chocolate brownie Sunday. My face is flushed, my head is spinning, my teeth might be falling out of my head, and I’ve had to […]
Pasty school, 2nd quarter, week 2!
Oh my goodness, friends! In the last week, I have made cinnamon buns, apple pie, 4 genoise cakes (cakes made with whipped egg whites), Italian buttercream, pastry cream, chocolate puff pastries (stuffed with pastry cream and topped with chocolate – um – heaven!), more foccacia, and more croissants. I also taught my second ever yoga […]