• Taste & Traditions – Forever Flan!
    Derived from the Latin word, flado meaning flat cake and then flaon in Old French, it was dinner when combined with salt, pepper and eel and dessert when flavored with honey. As the Romans conquered Europe, their tastes and traditions followed with flan as a frontrunner. 
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  • Vanessa Johnson Mendoza
    Executive Pastry Chef 
    Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder and April showers bring May flowers! With this dessert, beauty was in the hands of its creator Executive Pastry Chef Vanessa Johnson Mendoza at Cast & Plow – The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Marina Del Rey, CA.
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    It was a one of a kind dining experience that promoted local farms, growers and seasonal ingredient. See how Executive Chef Marissa Gerlach wowed the guests with an incredible Farm-to-Table Experience in The Flower Fields in Carlsbad, CA.
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