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Category Archives: California

Naan: soft, chewy and delicious

Inspired by my experience last month with pizza on the grill, I got to thinking about other flatbreads that are cooked in the same way. Direct contact with high heat- it’s … Continue reading

August 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pizza on the Grill

One of my favorite summer activities is cooking outside. The kitchen’s too hot to hang out anyway, the backyard smells of basil, and you’ve got no worries about spills. This … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Transition back after the BasqueStage…

After living the first half of 2012 in Pais Vasco, I have returned to California.  I came home with excitement, ready to start in earnest my cooking career. I left … Continue reading

August 30, 2012 · 6 Comments

A quick look homeward as I start my next adventure

I’ve just arrived in Lasarte-Oria, Guipuzkoa, a small townoutside San Sebastian in the Basque Country. I  traveled for twenty-six hours throughDallas, Frankfurt, and Bilbao. Now I’m so tired, I can’t … Continue reading

January 8, 2012 · 3 Comments