Culinary School

Entertaining stories told by me – the culinary school student.

Rabbit

Rabbit

We made rabbit.  Anyone who knows me, knows that I’m not the most adventurous eater, I can’t think of a time where I would want to eat rabbit. In my mind, “rabbit” is a bunny, and it belongs in a preschool pet area not on a  dinner plate. 

Birds

Birds

Last week was quite busy so I didn’t get around to perfecting my blog entry until now. Exam #2 happened.   I knew that on Exam #2 we would probably-have-to-most-likely break down a chicken, since we were casually working on those techniques over-and-over again.  The 

The Failed LA TARTE TATIN

The Failed LA TARTE TATIN

Not everything made in school can easily bounce back and be fixed (cakes, tarts, baked goods).  I hold my breath and keep one eye closed because there is no going back once I make a cut….sometimes it just ends unsuccessfully.  Something that looked so easy to do, ended up 

Julia Child

Julia Child

What is a French Culinary School Blog without a shout out to Julia?

Potatoes + French Onion Soup = 1ST RECIPE

Potatoes + French Onion Soup = 1ST RECIPE

The other night in class we made potatoes as side to accompany flank steak.  The potatoes were layered in a pan (similar to scalloped potatoes) except without the cheese and cream – you might ask WHY would anyone want to do that?!?! – I know 

Sweet Redemption

Sweet Redemption

Lately, we have been doing a lot of desserts – which if you know me this is not my favorite thing to do, it’s usually that dish I ask someone else to bring to the table.  My best friend can impress a crowd with any