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
Here are the recipes from Canopy’s Edible Tree Walk held July 8, 2023. They show examples of what you can make from the trees featured on the walk.
Great to see the return of in-person classes to our local Silicon Valley corporations. Eat More Vegetables explores the world of caramelization and secrets of vegetables, raw vs cooked, quickie tips, and a selection of cooking styles
Our third class was Entrees – The Spice of Life. Menu inspiration was Moroccan spice, pomegranate and aromatic sauces. Paired wine was 2017 Hidden Block Pinot Noir. Inspiration also came from a recent bicycle trip I took to Morocco While visiting the country, we stayed at an Atlas mountain “gite;” or traditional Berber-style mud-brick accommodation… continue reading
Vegan 4 the Masses is class #2 in our 3-class winter Sunday series. Menu inspiration is cashew cream, nutty yeast, and 2019 Bee Block Chardonnay. Entree: For dessert, we roasted pineapple for the dish For a video of the entire class click here.
A 3-series class highlighting seasonal foods and wine pairing. Class #1: Small Bite Appetizers, Salads and Sides. Menu inspiration: Brussels sprouts, pear, nut and blue cheese. Featured wine: Gruner Veltliner Classes are online. Click here for a video of the entire class.
A selection of dishes catered for the holiday season. Fun holiday cheese plates: