Thursday, April 30, 2009

The Last Class For Our Pastry Chef Student







On Wednesday I attended a very special event, a Capstone. For the Pastry Chef students, it is the culmination of many months of classes, and hours of preparation to create their individual creations. Each one was on display, and each one is totally edible. I am sharing pictures of her project and some of her friend's projects.














This stained glass looking creation is made with different colors of spun sugar, which actually resembled an old glass stained window. The candle behind it, illuminated it beautifully. Fortunately for me, it now graces a corner of my kitchen.















This is one of the many desserts, created by the students, and served to each of the parents. This was a perfect, refreshing summer dessert.




Our daughter will be leaving for a 3 month externship, where she will spend time helping other pastry chefs, create desserts in a very nice restaurant in the Midwest. I will be taking a short blogging break. When I return I look forward to getting my blog back to normal. I will truly miss each of you.

14 comments:

Lovella said...

Oh do enjoy your break . .and congratulations to your daughter. . .how incredibly wonderful to have such a talented daughter. . .
I smiled as I saw your construction zone on your blog. . usually my blog friends know that Lovella is once again experimenting on her blog. . and after a few days . .I settle down. Enjoy!

Tracy said...

Hope you enjoy your time away...we shall miss you, too.

Loved seeing the photos of the different students' work...such talent on display! Your daughters stained glass window was amazing!

Take care!

Carrie @ Cottage Cozy said...

Enjoy your break and congratulations to your daughter!

Stay Cozy, Carrie

Shellmo said...

That stained glass that your daughter made was incredible! Loved that teapot cake too!
I will miss you and look forward to your bloggy return!!

Stacey said...

The pastries are amazing! Congratulations to your daughter.

Enjoy your time off.

Happy @ Home said...

What beautiful and creative things the pastry students made. I just love the stained glass your daughter made. How wonderful to be so talented. I wish her luck in her next venture and I hope you have an enjoyable break.

Together We Save said...

Wow they are amazing. I watch the cake shows on TV and I am shocked as to how much can be done. Beautiful.

Christina said...

Amazing cakes! My favorite is the stained glass! WOW, I have never seen anything like it before!
Christina

Judy ~ My Front Porch said...

I'm not sure how I missed this post...but here I am...two days late! Wow...amazing work done by your most talented daughter....and her friends. Lucky you...to be able to enjoy the stained glass window in your kitchen.

Enjoy your break!

Charli and me said...

Amazing creations! I hope you have a lovely break Judy ♥ Congratulations to your daughter.

Barb~Bella Vista said...

Hi Judy, these are truly wonderful....amazing.

Congratulations to your sweet daughter.

Have a wonderful break, sweet friend.

Barb

Happy @ Home said...

Hi Judy,
The blog world isn't the same without you, but I'm so honored that you visited me while on your break :-)
I'm so happy that you shared the milkman story. When I put together the post I was wondering if there was anybody out there who still did have a milkman. I was so glad to hear that he is still around in some parts of the country.

Enjoy the rest of your break and we will be waiting ever so patiently for your return.

momof3girls said...

oh how amazing all those creations were! I hope you enjoy your break and I wish your daughter good luck!

LisaShaw said...

Beautiful photos!!! I know you'll miss your baby girl for the 3 months. They grow up TOO quickly. Our youngest is 16 in June.

I said a prayer for your daughter.

Love ya.

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