Category: Newsletter

Articles, Newsletter · March 15, 2018

Coming soon…

In a few short weeks, we will be opening our newer, larger space. It’s just a few yards away from the kitchen you’ve grown to love, only this one will house two classrooms, a larger storefront (stocked with more chocolate and locally milled flours than ever before) and a sweet…

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Newsletter · January 17, 2018

The Sweetest Valentine’s Day Gifts from Santa Monica’s Independent Cooking School

The Gourmandise School shares a few ways to get romance cooking in the kitchen with the perfect selection of experience gifts.

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Articles, Food & Recipes, Newsletter · December 12, 2017

Our Top 10 Chocolate Tips & Recipes

Chocolate is the most ever-present ingredient in our kitchen, and we only discriminate in its quality.

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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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