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
DeStress Fest is (3) 20-minute segments teaching ways to relax in the kitchen and throughout your day.
All class menus are adapted to fit the season, but Farm to Fork really focuses on what is available right now at your local farmers market. Here’s a sampling of what we have done in class before.
Farm to Fork builds dishes from produce you’d find at your local farmers market. Learn about interesting foods you’ve seen at the market, but never knew what to do with, as well as classic dishes with seasonal flair. Here’s some things we have made in the past…
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 California Academy of SciencesCalifornia Dietetic Association – Trends in Nutrition 2010California Farmer’s Market AssociationCA Representative Wilma… continue reading
Street Food is known to be fast and flavorful. What if we added an at-home DIY version that added in a bit more health?
Meet the Chef: Interview With Laura Stec Laura Stec is a chef, educator, and author specializing in events and products for healthy people and the planet. Her work has been featured in NPR, Martha Stewart, the Wall Street Journal, and Scientific American. We sent some questions to Chef Laura to learn more about her and her… continue reading
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
The foods of spring are bright, light, and a welcome change with the new season.
Snack Attack! originally started as a hands on class for children with a program called Chefs Move to Schools, but has since morphed into a class for adults as well. Scroll down to older blogs for more recipes from past classes. Here’s a few quick snacks we made last time…