le cordon bleu paris

A wee bit of Scotland~ Edinburgh

A wee bit of Scotland~ Edinburgh

Intermediate Pastry finished a week and a half ago. So crazy!!! It is passing so quickly. We had about a week off (broken up by graduation- um who can say poor planning!). Tina and I decided a bit of traveling was due! We weirdly started…

Basic Pastry Graduation! Le Cordon Bleu Paris

Basic Pastry Graduation! Le Cordon Bleu Paris

Guess who’s the proud owner of a new certificate!!     woohoo!!! I mean who isn’t up for champagne and macaroons at a 9am graduation ceremony on a Wednesday!!!! oo la la and look at the little petite munchies!! tres chec! I’ll have a recap…

What’s Been Going On the Last 2 Months in Paris!

What’s Been Going On the Last 2 Months in Paris!

I cheered on the runners at the Paris Marathon!   Had a very awkward date with a Frenchman in Montmartre.   Ate way too many crepes at the best place EVER. Aup’tit Grec on Rue Moufftard.   Admired Paris in the rain. Puzzled over American…

Seine Boat Cruise!!!

Seine Boat Cruise!!!

Included in our tuition at the Cordon Bleu is a lunch cruise along the Seine! Jeans, forbidden! Because the chefs were going to be wearing suits. Yet, when we should up, my favorite chef looked like he’d just been running in adidas running pants, sneakers,…

LCB Week 1- Diamantes & Tarte Tatin

LCB Week 1- Diamantes & Tarte Tatin

I’ve already been in class for two weeks???? Crazy talk! We have learned and made so much already! Luckily I think I’ve actually lost a little bit of weight just from all of the walking! phew- at least it’s not the other way around. People…

Le Cordon Bleu Paris! C’est Tres Cool!

Le Cordon Bleu Paris! C’est Tres Cool!

OMG……………………………………… I had orientation on Saturday, then my first class on Tuesday, first practical on Wednesday and geez I absolutely LOVE it! Everyone is so warm and friendly, not the uptight French like I was expecting. Everything is translated into English so I don’t feel…