Laura Calder -- 16 Tasty Morsels

By: Mark Levine
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From six-year-old local bake-off winner to James Beard award winner, Laura Calder has some enviable culinary experiences under her apron...

Laura Calder -- 16 Tasty Morsels
  1. Hosts French Food At Home -- simple French home cooking which anyone can make
  2. Won first cooking award at age six for Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Icing
  3. Pulled off her first multi-course family dinner at age nine – each dish contained cheese
  4. Was obsessed with German baking – including breads and pretzels
  5. Snacks on iron-rich dulse...seaweed from off the coast of Canada
  1. Attended cooking school in Vancouver
  2. Loves personal recipe collections and handwritten cookbooks
  3. Worked for a wine expert in Napa, California
  4. Collaborated with Anne Villan - founder of Ecole de Cuisine La Varenne in Burgundy, France
  5. Craves Panda Licorice
  1. Wrote her first cookbook, French Food At Home, while in Paris
  2. Has a deep appreciation for fresh coffee with a frothy head from an Italian paraspruzzo
  1. Wrote for Gourmet, Salon, The Wine Journal and The Times of London
  2. Apprenticed in starred restaurants and worked as a private chef
  3. Has been known to use porcelain “pie birds”
  1. Won 2010 James Beard Award for her show,  French Food At Home

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