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Ginger Blood Orange Cocktail

Spencer’s back and has created me another delicious cocktail for the month of October and monthly theme of Orange. This is fast becoming one of my favorite collaboration series I’ve ever done. Okay, the only collaboration series I’ve ever done but still! He switched it up this time and went with a tequila cocktail. Yum! [...]

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Pastry School Diary: Week 5

Starting into our second month of pastry school we’re all finally settling into our rhythm. Albiet some days a better rhythm than others. And some days a completely different rhythm all together when we’re jamming out in the chocolate lab; this week was a medley of John Williams movie scores which involved a bit of rolling [...]

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Pastry School Diary: Week 4

Week four was the busiest week yet. I’ve been doing some freelance work on the side over the past month for a friend. I’ve been planning their company awards dinner and the event was on Friday. I also started doing work experience in the production kitchen of two of my London fave’s SushiSamba/Duck & Waffle (more [...]

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Pastry School Diary: Week 3

Week three of pastry school seemed to fly by! By the end of the week my body hurt from all the kneading and creaming done by hand. We do everything by hand and I have a MUCH greater appreciation for all the hard work my KitchenAid mixer takes care of for me. But things are [...]

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Pastry School Diary: Week 2

Week two was a lot more smooth than week one. I think we’ve gotten into our rhythm as a class and are becoming more efficient. We’re also getting to know each other a bit better and thankfully, we all get along really well. Before I started, I was nervous everyone would dislike how much I [...]

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September Inspiration: Yellow

Peach was an easy and obvious theme to start with for August. I thought September might be tricky, but I as I was watching the first half of the Georgia Tech vs. Georgia Southern game, I realized it ought to be yellow. It was perfect…football season is back and my teams, the Georgia Tech Yellow [...]