Apple Pumpkin Soup

I can see my breath. Beyond that it was only October 23rd when the magical white stuff started falling from the sky. Foolishly I thought to myself: “that will be gone in a few hours” and yet two days later still more snow fell on top of what already rested upon the ground. While I … Continue reading

Simple White Bread

Simple White Bread

I’ve made white bread at a few different restaurants and this recipe I have found to be the simplest technique yielding the best result. After posting a picture of the mountain of hand-sliced bread on my instagram, um_leeen requested the recipe, so this one is for you! Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 20 Minutes Rising/Benching: 1 … Continue reading


Beast Restaurant Review

This post marks the first restaurant review on The Chef Life, and the restaurant I will be talking about is none other than Beast. Chef Scott Vivian who worked through the ranks of Jamie Kennedy restaurants runs the show at Beast, located in the converted house that was the site of Susur Lee’s first restaurant, … Continue reading