Quick Draw at Manifest

Signed up for a Quick Draw event at Manifest Drawing Center that featured live models: an Eastern Screech Owl, a Great Horned Owl and a Peregrine Falcon. I was rusty, not able to remember the last time I picked up oil pastels and drew from a live model. Also realized it’s extra difficult now that […]

Le Creuset Cooking Class

The Le Creuset outlet up in Monroe has (free) cooking classes regularly. This time they took the show on the road and brought it down to Park + Vine to make a Moroccan Winter Vegetable Stew (recipe). The stew was quick, tasty and went really well with this crusty no knead bread.

Cooking with Madame Ton Nu Ha

Met at the new restaurant of Tinh Gia Vien in Hue for a private cooking class with Madame Ton Nu Ha. We were greeted with blue skies this morning and the setting was surreal in it’s exquisiteness—a total joy. On our menu to help create: Dance of the Phoenix, Pineapple Lantern of Appetizers, Spring Rolls […]