About 50 people came out this past Sunday to meet Laura Calder, host of the James Beard award-winning French Food at Home on the Food Network. She's also the author of a beautiful new cookbook, Dinner Chez Moi, the fine art of feeding friends. Laura is charming and funny and has lots of great advice when it comes to hosting dinner parties. Her favorite kind is spontaneous: “they’re a lot more casual and fun with less expectations than a dinner with invites sent a month in advance.”
Halloween has always been one of our favorite holidays. It was fun as a kid, perhaps even more fun as a teen, and it’s still great fun today. But there’s a darker side, one we didn’t think twice about until reading this article from Good Food - Child Slaves Made Your Halloween Candy. Stop Buying It.
Thanks again to everyone who came out to Cook Culture this past Saturday to enjoy some delicious demos, featuring items you can buy in-store. Chef David Mincey was giving out samples from his collection of artisan, small-batch chocolates. Chef Cosmo Meens was showing off how easy some of his favorite recipes are to make, given the right tools… and our Henckels rep was on hand with free knife sharpening lessons.
A great read. The ones that create world class, inspiring, amazing food day after day should be honored. If you are in Vancouver we would highly suggest you get a table, if you can! “Getting my apprenticeship at Le Crocodile was like going to Harvard,” says Ned Bell, the executive chef at Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver. In fact, Bell is unstoppable as he sings the praises of his apprenticeship mentor, Michel Jacob, the chef and owner of Le Crocodile. The restaurant is celebrat… 30-year-old Le Crocodile’s Michel Jacob mentored city’s star chefs9 hours 54 min ago.
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