Cooking Up Culture

Part of my new job as a graduate assistant for Culinary Arts is assisting with our hands-on classes. Our department holds cooking classes for kids aged 8-17, called “Cooking Up Culture.” We are hosting two classes this term, and the first one was last weekend with Irene Li of Mei Mei. Last semester, I had…

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Culinary Arts Graduation

For those of you who have been following my journey during the Culinary Arts program, thank you! I do apologize for failing to finish my weekly updates, but I do appreciate all the support I’ve received. This class was seriously the time of my life. I learned so much, but I had a blast while…

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Culinary Arts Final Project

After 14 weeks fo learning techniques and anxiously awaiting what my fate would be, we finally made it to our final projects. We would be preparing one of three planned menus. The appetizer was completely up to us, so long as the ingredients would be available in the kitchen. The three assigned options for entree…

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Culinary Arts Program – Week Ten

I just typed the week in the title as a double digits, which freaked me out a bit. 10 weeks! How is the time passing by so quickly?!? I have learned so much over these past 10 weeks, and I truly have had the time of my life doing it. Week 10 (which should not…

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Culinary Arts Program – Week Two

My goal is normally to post these weekly recaps by Sunday, but I couldn’t squeeze my other post in any sooner. I have had a hectic weekend and am still feeling unsettled in my apartment. I also got a job as a host at a Spanish tapas restaurant. So this weekend I worked my first…

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Culinary Arts Program – Week One

As some of you may know, I just moved to Boston to work on my Master’s Degree in Gastronomy at Boston University. As part of this degree, I am also obtaining a Certificate in Culinary Arts through the Food & Wine program. Our class began this past Monday, and I was so excited to get…

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