BREAD by Jeffrey Hamelman, 2nd Edition

This new Second Edition of the original landmark 2004 book from Jeffrey Hamelman includes: 140 recipes, including 40 new ones Many tweaks and updates […]

2 comments, Paul, November 13, 2012


Catching up: Weeks 2 to 5 of Pastry II

Where did we leave off? Ah yes, a few weeks back Kevin and I were doing Cakes Week of the Pastry II, our first […]

3 comments, Paul, March 26, 2012


I love Paris in the Springtime

Tomorrow, we leave for Paris. Yes, this ragtag bunch of breadheads from Vancouver Island University’s Pro Baking and Pastry Arts course is heading off […]

2 comments, Paul, February 29, 2012

Sliced Opera Cake

Cake Week in Pastry Level 2

With the end of the first section in the CIVIU course, we begin this second half with Level 2 of Pastry where we’ll be […]

1 comment, Paul, February 26, 2012


End of Pro Baking Section 1: Exam baking and a few breads

This post will be mostly baking photos so that I can get the last bit of the Bread Section recorded in here. The last […]

No comments, Paul, February 13, 2012