just lu's Profile
I've had a lifelong passion for baking, but the marshmallows are a recent flame.
As a young child, I was an extremely picky eater. I didn't like cold food, I wouldn't eat hamburgers, and I turned my nose up at condiments. I spent years eating nothing but peanut butter crackers for school lunch. Dessert became my ray of sunshine, the first place I would eat anything on the menu. As I grew up my palette broadened but my love of dessert remained the same!
As a professional pastry chef, I had pre-dawn bakery shifts where I watched the sunrise turn the bay golden and violet in San Francisco, as well as late-night dessert plating shifts and boutique catering shifts that honed my precision and focus and sparked creativity by exposing me to the ideas of so many talented chefs.
I whipped up a batch of vanilla bean marshmallows on…
- Joined May 29, 2008