Category Archives: ENSP

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. … Continue reading

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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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Temper Tantrums and Sugar Highs

This last week was all about confectionary: chocolates, candies and sugars. When dealing with the sweetest side of patisserie, one may find herself on an emotional roller coaster; there are ups, downs, some screams and some laughs; some moments of … Continue reading

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