Baking 101: Doughnuts and Cinnamon Rolls and Stollen (oh my!)

In this second week of the Baking 101 segment of our course, Kevin and I entered the Sweet Yeasted 2 station which involves, primarily, […]

No comments, Paul, December 3, 2011


Baking 101: Croissants and Danishes Week

We recently completed the Pastry 101 leg of the Professional Baking and Pastry Arts course here at the Culinary Institue at Vancouver Island University, […]

No comments, Paul, December 3, 2011


All Flours Are Not Equal

What would happen if you ran out of bread flour but still wanted to make bread? Or the store had an awesome sale on […]

11 comments, Paul, December 2, 2011


Gingerbread Bakery

   As I recently noted, one of the projects we have to do on behalf of the Vancouver Island University is build a gingerbread house. This […]

6 comments, Paul, November 26, 2011


VIU Pastry 101, Weeks 5, 6, 7 and Round Up.

Another hectic couple of weeks get us into the Savoury Pies, Pastry and Quick Breads sections of the course and ending on the Round […]

2 comments, Paul, November 20, 2011