[Sca-cooks] Cooking class in Paris

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Tue Aug 2 18:55:34 PDT 2011



On Aug 2, 2011, at 7:23 PM, Michael Gunter wrote:

> This October my lady love and I will be going to France for a couple  
> of weeks to tour
> the country a bit. Starting in Lyon (the culinary capital of France)  
> for a few days with
> wine tours, a trip to the French Alps, a visit to the castle they  
> are building in total period
> fashion and then to Dijon where a visit to the Mustard Museum is a  
> must. After that we
> will be doing three days in Paris visiting the catacombs, the Monet  
> exhibit, markets and
> the like. I have just signed for an all day course at Le Cordon Bleu  
> just for the fun of it.
> The course is entitled "In Honor of Julia Child" and features some  
> of the dishes she is
> famous for introducing to America. This session will be Mussels in  
> curried cream sauce (mouclade)
> Traditional lamb ‘blanquette’ with seasonal vegetables and a  
> Grandmother-style tart.
> I already know how to make all of that but it will be fun to see the  
> "French method" as
> well as just having the bragging rights of attending a class there.
> I'm looking forward to this.
> Gunthar

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