Well, I've completed my first week of my training at Le Cordon Bleu. I'm enrolled in the Patisserie & Baking program but am learning basic culinary stuff right now. Above is one of the two trays that I have to study for my spice identification test. We're also learning basic sanitation and knife cuts.
On Friday, we made fresh pasta from scratch. It was awesome and so easy, really!
Here's a good place to see how it's done:
Noodle before cooking above and after below