Every year, the day after Thanksgiving and Christmas, I make a fresh loaf of bread to eat Thanksgiving leftovers with. In past years, I would never take to much turkey home because I wouldn't know what to do with it. Now that I've started to bake bread, I've noticed that the turkey leftovers are gone within a day or two.
Cherries are in season--and curiously, I have never seen a fresh cherry tart before. After making my first one, I'm not sure why I've never thought of it before. Fresh cherries are so good on tarts! This tart has a lemon crust with almond cream baked inside of it. On top of the almond cream, I put a layer of creme-fraiche bavarian cream that I laced with amaretto.
Every Friday through October from 6pm - 9pm, Chefs Center of California invites food trucks as well as artisanal food producers to come sell their products on their premises.Through organizing the Friday Food Festival, Chefs Center provides even more support to the start-up food producer.It can be very difficult when first starting a food business to find a place to sell since most farmer’s markets have a waiting list to get in.It’s also great...
I was so happy to participate in Bakesale for Japan on April 2.According to Samin Nosrat, the organizer of the bakesale, we raised about $120,000 nationwide.It was lovely to see how everyone banded together for a good cause.Special thanks to Larry Bressler from Chefs Center of California who went out of his way to provide another venue for the bakesale. In addition, Larry rallied to get as many people possible either to volunteer or donate baked goods.
Thank you Breanne Varela for organizing the Bakesale for Japan in Los Angeles!
I will be at the Chefs Center of Pasadena bakesale to help support the Bakesale for Japan.All proceeds from the bakesale will go to Peace Winds Japan.Peace Winds Japan will use the money to provide disaster relief for victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
The following locations have generously donated shelf space in order to support the Bakesale for Japan:
Last month, I decided that I wanted to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables.The easiest way for me to do this was to start making a smoothie in the morning.Unfortunately, I’m lactose intolerant, so I had to look for other ways besides adding dairy to give my smoothies some flavor.After using rice milk for a while, I happened upon a recipe for brazilnut milk.
Nut milk is very easy to make and very nutritious.So far, I’ve just made brazilnut milk, but you can use...