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Palo Alto Weekly – Residents offer culinary classes to children

The Palo Alto Weekly does an admirable job supporting small businesses in town. La Toque was  fortunate enough to be one of the 2 businesses picked for an article in the Neighborhood section reporting on how we aim to train … Continue reading

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Summer Cooking Camp in Palo Alto

California has been both blessed and hard hit by a deluge of rain, snowfall, drizzle and showers this winter.   As I look at the next 10 day forecast hinting at many days of sunshine my spirits lift and I muse … Continue reading

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After School Cooking Classes in Palo Alto

At the request of several enthusiastic La Toque de Cindy students, the school is just about to start its first ever after school cooking series.   Open to budding chefs ages 9-14 and located in downtown Palo Alto. Tasty Tuesdays, 3:30-5:30pm, … Continue reading

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4 Star Recipes: Ginger Crisp Cookies

For decades I have been annotating my cookbooks, recipe by recipe.   For each recipe I attempt, I then write a recipe review. In each cookbook recipe the recipe is rated from one to 5 stars with some accompanying descriptive text.   … Continue reading

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Where Our Food Comes From: Ramini Mozzarella Farm

  To celebrate California’s great cheese makers I recently headed to a driving tour of the farms and creameries.   It was so fun and you can do it too.   What a delicious way to support ourlocal farmers.     In Marin County, … Continue reading

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What Parents are Saying about Cooking Camp

One of the most rewarding parts of running La Toque de Cindy is the words of flattery I receive from customers. Parents this summer offered to share their comments with my readers so I thought I’d give you a peek … Continue reading

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Cooking Camp 2016 Wrap Up

Oh how I wish cooking camp would never end.  But the days are getting shorter and children have started the 2016/17 school year so we’ve closed our doors until next summer.   With so many enthusiastic young chefs attending it was … Continue reading

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