Saturday, November 27, 2010
Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Today is one of our busiest days at the cafe. We make hundreds of pies (thank you Matt for doing such a wonderful job making and organizing pie production) and special Thanksgiving items and have an insane amount of customers (over 3000!) and work hours logged. These are just a couple of photos from our product today which was made by my staff and students. In the racks are pumpkin, apple and pecan pies. The pumpkin shaped cakes are, well, pumpkin cakes with a spiced milk chocolate ganache center. I love Thanksgiving but I am also grateful that it is now, at least for us, done until next year.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
I am extremely honored and flattered to be in this list of books compiled by a person whom I admire tremendously: Chef Michael Laiskonis from Le Bernardin in NYC. It is a list of the chef's ten essential cookbooks and "The Modern Cafe" made the cut. Thanks chef!
Wednesday, November 3, 2010
We just started shooting for my upcoming book, "The Elements of Dessert" slated to come out April of 2012. I took a few pictures during the shoot and wanted to share them with you. This book will encompass the following elements: