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If you have visited Disneyland this fall, I hope you had the chance to try the excellent Pumpkin Twist treat available at Troubadour Tavern and Maurice’s Treats at Disneyland park, and Cozy Cone Motel at Disney California Adventure park. Turns out they’re relatively simple to make at home by using some off the shelf frozen puff pastry and common pantry ingredients.

Here’s Chef Christina Orejel from Disneyland giving the basics.

The full recipe is below:

100ftjrny-blurayFrom producers Steven Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey comes the deliciously entertaining The Hundred-Foot Journey, available for pre-order today with delivery on December 2, 2014.

Based on the best-selling novel by Richard C. Morais, the film stars Helen Mirren as Madame Mallory, the chilly chef/proprietress of the Michelin-starred Le Saule Pleureur restaurant located in a quaint village in the south of France. All is well until the Kadam family migrates from India to the village, and Papa opens up Maison Mumbai, an Indian restaurant, only a hundred feet from her own doors.

To add to the complications, Papa’s son Hassan falls for Mme. Mallory’s sous chef Marguerite, and is also a fine cook in his own right – a fact noticed by the Madame, who takes him on as a prodigy.

This flavorful tale of cultural differences, shared passions, and the unifying nature of food makes this movie a delight for all.

In addition to the film, the Digital HD and Blu-ray Combo Pack come with the following bonus features:

California Grill Sonoma Goat Cheese Ravioli

Although the current incarnation of California Grill is nearing the end of its run and will close for remodeling in January of 2013, there is one dish so delicious that it’s been on the menu since the beginning. Of course, the dish has been changed slightly as each chef makes their mark on the menu, but they kept the original recipe and are sharing it with us now.

The video below features Chef Brian Piasecki cooking his own version of Sonoma Goat Cheese Ravioli. Chef Brian is in the kitchen of one of the Golden Oak homes. I know I’m jealous!

The full recipe is below the jump: