Category Archives: Travel

French Hot Chocolate

I hate to be such a Californian right now but this gloomy February weather has me cooped up by the fire in my bungalow. And by gloomy, I mean dark, rainy and 60 degrees. I’m sure my friends back on … Continue reading

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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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Bready, Set, Go!

I feel this image aptly describes this past week at ENSP: a delightful whirlwind of bread, which naturally left us covered in flour. Week four was condensed boulangerie (bakery) jam packed into a few bustling days that left me both … Continue reading

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InstaFrance

Here are few Instagram highlights from the last few weeks in France: Lyon Winter in Yssingeaux

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Hogwarts of Pastry

Yes it’s official, I’ve taken up residence in a castle (sigh). ┬áNestled on a hillside of Yssingeaux, France is the Chateau de Montbarnier home of ENSP (Ecole Nationale Superieure de Patisserie) and my home away from home for the next … Continue reading

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