Lamb with Mashed Potatoes, and the Best of 2018

lamb and mashed potatoes

I flew over mid-December to teach a couple of classes in Portland, which exhibited huge support (Merci, Portland) for the fine points of French cooking.  Fiona flew in from her home in Utrecht, Holland, and Joe followed on her heels from Annapolis, Maryland. Yes, we are spread all over the map, so occasions to be […]

California, There I Was

From La Jolla to Del Mar, San Francisco to Diablo, Napa to Roseville, California was such an amazing venu, with such amazing hosts.  Thank you all!   and finally, a moment of rest at the Hollywood Bowl. Au revoir, California, I’ll miss you.

Cooking Among the Stars

Cooking and teaching French cuisine in Los Angeles is more fun than I could have imagined! For one thing, I’m in the home of Cathy and Steve Arkle high on the hill in Studio City, and the view from the kitchen over San Fernando Valley stretches to heaven.  The mornings are overcast and cool and, […]