Home Sweet Home….again!
Oh my goodness, friends! Yesterday, was a glorious day! It has been 6 months and 1 day since I last had a place to call “my own” (nothing is really ours, per say – even our bodies are on loan!). Yesterday, November 1st, 2010, in the midst of studying for midterms (more on that another time), I […]
Pinups For Pink!
Hello friends! Did you have a fabulous weekend? I certainly hope so! I did! I had the pleasure of participating in a silent charity auction with the ladies at Pinups For Pink last Saturday at Ginger 62 here in Vancouver. It was such a great experience!Pinups For Pink is a charity initiative led by 3 […]
Pastry School – Week 3!
Hello, friends! This marks week 3 of pastry school – yahoo! I learned all about stocks and sauces (want a killer Hollandaise sauce? See me in my kitchen!), vegetables (I’m gonna make you LOVE spinach!), foodborn illnesses (and how NOT to give them to you), and employability skills in the industry. In addition to school, […]
Pastry School – Week 2 – Salamander: 1, Lauren: 0
Hello friends! I’m into my second week of pastry school, and I got my first war wound, baby! As I was taking out my french onion soup from the salamander, I burned my wrist. Note to self – the oven in HOT! That’s why it COOKS things, Lauren! (I’m shaking my head at myself right […]
My first day of pastry school!
http://www.youtube.com/get_player http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2gkJqGSphY Hello loves! Ever the nerd (I’ll never change 🙂 ), I put together some videos of me on my first day at pastry school (check out the youtube link for a video from my first day actually at school in the kitchen!!). I do hope you enjoy them, and I hope you remember […]
2 Parts Courage, 1 Part Passion, A Touch of Love – What’s Your Recipe?
The day has finally come, friends! In T minus 15 hours, I will be taking my first steps into my very first class at Pastry School! I could not have done this without the love and support of you, friends and family, cheering me on with your, “mmm’s” and “ah’s” at my cake creations, banana […]