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Gwen Chats with George Duran
Uncategorized / October 4, 2008

Le SighOriginally uploaded by freshfiction During the 2008 Book Expo America in Los Angeles, I had the chance to not onlymeet, but also assist and interview one of my favorite chefs and Food NetworkStars, George Duran! I have followed George’s career ever since his show HAM ON THE STREETSpremiered in 2005. When I found out that he was going to be at BEAdemonstrating a recipe from his new book, I set myself on course to meet the manthat I admired so much. After winning the “perfect PB&J” building contest, I had was gifted theopportunity to taste his Peanut Butter and Jelly Bread Pudding as my prize. Letme tell you, it was soooo good, even though it sounds kinda iffy. I have sincemade it, and every time it has come out better and better. I recommendstrawberry jam and smooth peanut butter, btw. Afterwards, George sat down with me for this quick interview. Check it out! Gwen: After college, you worked in radio and television before you decided toexplore cooking professionally. What made you decide to pick up your life andmove to France for culinary school? George: I was a bit confused as to where I wanted to learn French cuisine. I…