The Gentleman Gourmand

sharing the best food around

Month: March 2007

HF423 begins with a bang. (a porky bang)

Why does that sound so wrong?

Anyway, today was the first cooking session of HF 423 (Nutritional & American Regional).  We made some delicious (so what if ours was rare?  bring on the trichinosis) pork and red snapper.

It’s great to see lots of familiar faces, and even better to see such wonderful plating.  {Just kidding, I like you guys better than the food….}

But without further ado, the money shots from today, some of which were taken by Vince and Talia.


Psst, click Continue Reading to see the rest of the photos….

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Espresso: The Easy Way, Take 2


Eastern Standard Video Review

Thoughts on Vegas and San Fran

Just as soon as I put thought to paper, erm, screen (keyboard?) — stay tuned.


For now, enjoy this view from our Hard Rock Hotel room (and be sure to click it to get the full picture).


A Lesson in Plating (and dessert design) by Charlie Trotter

PBS: Kitchen Sessions with Charlie Trotter

A Lesson in Expediting by Charlie Trotter

From PBS: Kitchen Sessions with Charlie Trotter

BU SHA HF 422: The Seafood Module Comes to a Close

Everyone really stepped up today.  Every plate was absolutely stunning.  I’m glad I’m behind the camera and not competing with these plates.  I’m not sure if I could keep up.

Damn fine work today.


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