Holidays with Neely Winery

Holidays wouldn’t be as festive without our annual cooking class series with Neely Winery. This year, like last year, held online. Kitchen TV broadcasts LIVE from Portola Valley, CA. H’Appy Hour was class #1 For the entree, participants could cook with either tempeh or chicken, paired with a beurre blanc (white sauce) made with Neely… continue reading

Past Events

A partial list of organizations where I was guest chef, taught cooking classes, or given presentations & lectures to, since 2006. Aero PrecisionAetnaA10 NetworksAlpha and OmegaApple, Inc.American Association of University WomanAnthemAny Event LLCBB & TBrentwood Agricultural Land TrustBlackberry, Inc Bloom California Academy of SciencesCalifornia Dietetic Association – Trends in Nutrition 2010California Farmer’s Market AssociationCA Representative… continue reading

Vegan Latin American

When Calafia (Bay-Area almond milk maker) asked me to teach the Latin American class “vegan,” I was surprised at first. But the end result was delicious and here are some of the pictures… Above is our meal featuring Classic Cuban Ropa Vieja made with plant-based beef, snuggled between Easiest Black Beans, Coconut Rice and sliced… continue reading