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Hello Again, World

Hello Again, World

May 04th, 2015  | Category: Cookbook


Hello? Is there anybody out there? I hope there is. After a two-year hiatus, it feels like I’m starting a new blog. I remember how excited I was when my blog platform Wordpress published the default post - titled "Hello World" - on my very first day as a blogger. Soon I realized that starting was the easiest part; what made you a blogger was the determination and ...

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Saveur’s Best Food Blog Awards & Chez Panisse

Saveur’s Best Food Blog Awards & Chez Panisse

April 13th, 2012  | Category: Memoir/Meme/Misc.


It was one of the best meals I've had during my two weeks in San Francisco and certainly the most memorable dining experience of my life. My Chez Panisse Experience is nominated in Saveur's Best Food Blog Awards 2012 in the "Best Single Piece of Culinary Writing" category. Thank you Saveur! It is a great honor to be recognized. As always, the competition is fierce and I'd ...

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Seven-Bean Vanilla Ice Cream

Seven-Bean Vanilla Ice Cream

April 02nd, 2011  | Category: Ice Cream & Sorbet


Yesterday, Cafe Fernando turned 5! A year ago today, I quit my job and decided to become a full-time blogger. Since then, so many things have happened. First of all, the book happened. It turned my world upside down. And continuing to do so. I thought it was going to be all about baking, writing, melting chocolate and shopping for props, but it is much more than ...

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Cafe Fernando iPad Application

Cafe Fernando iPad Application

February 11th, 2011  | Category: Memoir/Meme/Misc.


I am proud to introduce Cafe Fernando's new iPad application! This one is a bit different than the iPhone version. The iPad application comes with two packages. The first one, called "Best of Cafe Fernando" is free of charge and consists of the most popular recipes from the archive, including the Devil's Food Cake, Momofuku Milk Bar's Cereal Milk Ice Cream, L'Orange, Brownies My Way, Hazelnut Butter and Chocolate ...

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Cafe Fernando iPhone Application

Cafe Fernando iPhone Application

January 14th, 2011  | Category: Memoir/Meme/Misc.


I am proud to introduce Cafe Fernando's new iPhone application! Almost the entire Cafe Fernando recipe archive is included in the application, as well as a few new recipes - all together with photos. The application also has a very cool "Shopping Cart" feature that transfers the list of ingredients for any given recipe into the shopping cart, so you can see what you need to buy as ...

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