A Tasty Recipe Memoir of Growing up in Southwestern France
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As soon as we were in the kitchen though, his passion for food surpasses everything else.
I first met Chef Eric on his culinary travel program to Quebec City, where I saw multi-tasking at his best – Chef was our chauffeur, chef instructor, tour guide, and sometimes even a counselor. As soon as we were in the kitchen though, his passion for food surpasses everything else. The drive for perfection and the attention to every detail was amazing; his vast knowledge on both the history of and the latest trends on food was inspiring and his love of teaching made him one of the best to learn from. I have taken over 30 classes with Chef Eric and it is a pleasure every time watching him zoom around the kitchen working with everyone while keeping an eye on everything else. His recipes would often introduce new ingredients for the foodie tastebuds, and Chef would go out of his way to find the freshest available for us. My favorite all time Chef Eric dish? The simple yet sexy Poached Egg in Red Wine Sauce. It is only an egg! Chef Eric made it heaven.