Monthly Archives: March 2014

London Calling

First stop on the European tour: Foggy London Town! My first visit to this city came with a welcomed sigh of relief. After two months of adjusting my audio to French speakers, it was strange to finally understand people again. … Continue reading

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Au Revoir et Merci Beaucoup

We packed our bags, we said our goodbyes, we shed some tears. My time at ENSP is now over but I can say, without any doubt, that this was one of the most challenging/rewarding/enriching and fattening experiences of my life.

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La Petite Finale

All good things must come to an end and my time at ENSP was no different.  Our last week of the program was spent creating a winter buffet of petit fours for our graduation ceremony. French petits fours are essentially little cakes, cookies … Continue reading

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The “Wow” Factor

Ah drama…it’s good to have it in life from time to time. And the same holds true for desserts. For me there’s no better way to cap off a luxurious meal than to have the waiter bring out an elegant … Continue reading

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I Scream, You Scream

I was a little surprised to see ice cream as a full week of labs in my pastry program. In the US, ice cream is often it’s own separate entity with ice cream parlours, fro-yo stands, even shops that specialize … Continue reading

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