Chef Barrae

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Introduction Though I've never had formal culinary training, I have learned from the best cooks and chefs in the world. My passion for cooking began early and I grew up watching and learning from Julia Child, Martin Yan, Jacques Pepin and Graham Kerr. I absorbed every word and practiced every technique. In 2001, I wrote a diabetic cookbook "Gourmets, Gourmands and Other Foodies ~ Unrestricted Tastes on Restriced Diets" and even demonstrated a few of my recipes for a local morning news show on WPTV. My cookbook was reviewed by the esteemed diabetic cookbook author and James Beard Award winner, Bonnie Sanders Polin, PhD., author of "The Joslin Diabetes Gourmet Cookbook." Though exciting as it was 2001 turned out to be a bad time to begin a new venture. I had to put my ideas on the back burner and as a single parent, let life take over. The years have passed and it's time to begin anew. The best way to share my gourmet diabetic recipes, experiences and expertise is to write it here for everyone to read and enjoy. So eat, live and enjoy life. We have unrestricted tastes on restricted diets!