Saturday, April 27, 2013

Breathing Room!

Man, it's been a lot time since I posted!  Things have been crazy busy the past month!

I am happy that the semester is almost over - I only have 1 final exam left!  Bummed that my Food Prep Friday is over though - that was the BEST class!!

That's me at the very right of the front row with the pink phone peeking out of my
What a great group of friends.  I am happy that a bunch of us are moving on to more cooking classes together, and sad to see others go!  We had so much fun in that class, and we learned a TON.

We had our lab final exam a couple of weeks ago, and I am SUPER happy at how it went.  We had to perform a few different knife cuts, like brunoise, julienne and tourne, and make perfect over-easy eggs.  We also had to break down a chicken (the chef asked me to walk mine around the room as an example to everyone else!), then make a stock.  We made saffron rice with the stock, seared chicken breast with pan sauce, and asparagus.  Mine turned out very well - the chef said it was great!

Here is my final plated presentation...not too shabby, if I do say so myself!!

I have a few posts planned for the next few days...stay tuned!  ;)