The Gourmandise Blog

Food & Recipes · November 9, 2017

The star of any Thanksgiving meal is and has always been the turkey. Chef and Instructor May Henneman gives us her best tips for a successful turkey!

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Articles, Food & Recipes · October 3, 2017

The Grain Conference Keynote Speech by Dave Miller

Dave Miller, owner of Millers Bakehouse and the leader of the CA Grain Campaign, opened the 2017 Trade Day Grain Conference with this inspiring speech about what it will take for all of us to ensure a sustainable wheat economy for California, its farmers, bakers and consumers.

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Interview with Valerie Gordon of Valerie Confections

Valerie Gordon has always been a force of nature. She and her partner Stan run Valerie Confections in Silverlake, Valerie at Grand Central Market, Valerie Echo Park and various farmers’ markets about town. I interviewed Valerie to find out more about how her childhood, mother and mothering has channeled her creativity and drive.

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Interview with Christine Moore of Little Flower Candy Co.

I interviewed Christine to find out more about how being a daughter, mother of three and her childhood shaped who she is and how that impacts her candy and cafe empire.

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The Perfect Pancake Tip Page

The immediate gratification that comes with making pancakes doesn’t mean that your house won’t fill with smoke or that your griddle cakes will be fluffy. Check out our list of tips for making better pancakes every time.

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