I am currently studying Culinary Arts and Baking/Pastry. I have been cooking since I was a little kid and have always had a love for food.
My favorite things to cook
I love making breads, cheesecakes, creme brulee, and anything Italian. I'm still working on the chocolate and candy making. I've also wanted to try and take up beer and wine making sometime. I guess you could say that I want to open myself up to all areas of the culinary field.
My favorite family cooking traditions
The fall and Christmas are the biggest times for me to be baking. So much going on at that time and people wanting stuff for bake sales or family events. Even friends ask for special stuff. Baking breads, cheesecakes and cookies are the biggest thing for me. I've really have thought about starting a catering business.
My cooking triumphs
Today I had a bread with dry active yeast work out for me for the first time. I also made Guinness Beer Bread for the first time.
My cooking tragedies
Tonight I was making a white wine sauce, and didn't realize until it was to late that cooked it for to long. I scrambled the egg. I tried it again after cleaning up the mess and it came out better. This time I kept a close eye on it and eliminated the egg.