September 14- My first complete dish!

Today validated every reason I came to culinary school.  I got to prepare my first complete dish (chicken and rice pilaf)!  I seriously learned so much and had a great time doing it. We started with a supreme sauce, which comes from veloute.  A veloute one of the five mother sauces, and it is made … Continue reading September 14- My first complete dish!

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September 13 – Knife Cuts and Catering

Today was one of those days you have to power through as fast and mistake free as possible.  I always seems to retain more information when this happens, so I was kind of excited.  We started with some new knife cuts, so obviously it ended in injury (haha).  The cuts that stood out were tourne, … Continue reading September 13 – Knife Cuts and Catering

September 7

Yesterday was tough and I was exhausted, determined not to go to school today.  Last minute, I gave into the guilt and thew on my chef clothes.  Today was different because we were doing a catering event for the people who donated money to give the UVU basketball players a new training gym.  After a … Continue reading September 7

September 5

Today was the first day back at school after the long weekend.  When I got to class I learned we would be making cheesecake instead of the honey wheat bread I had mentally prepared myself for.  Fortunately we were still baking french bread, so not all of my pep talk had gone to waste (; … Continue reading September 5