Tamales step-by-step: Diagrams, instructions and a bit of history

Tamales, of course, are a traditional favorite this time of year in Mexico, and are served whenever friends and family gather, starting from Dia de La Virgen de Guadalupe all the way through Dia de Los Reyes or Three Kings’ Day on January 6th, and even beyond on Dia de La Candelaria or Candelmas (Feb. 2nd). … Continue reading Tamales step-by-step: Diagrams, instructions and a bit of history

What does it take to be a private chef, Part II: does the plate make the chef?

(Author’s note: all photos below are with permission from Private Chefs of the SF Bay) In this, Part II of our series on “What does it takes to be a private chef?” we will examine that most elusive of creative kitchen questions: Is a menu or recipe for particular dish created by a particular chef … Continue reading What does it take to be a private chef, Part II: does the plate make the chef?

3 nights of Spanish food & wine come to the Mission directly from Catalan, Spain

will host three (3) nights of fine Spanish Food & Wine @ The Producer’s Loft Studio; located in the heart of San Francisco’s culture rich Mission District. Chef Jordi Guillem, direct from Catalonia, Spain will be in San Francisco to present his special culinary dishes and kitchen magic. Chef Guillem is chef – owner at … Continue reading 3 nights of Spanish food & wine come to the Mission directly from Catalan, Spain