Dimmi come mangi e ti diro’ chi sei (Tell me what you eat and I’ll tell you who you are) It is hard to believe that more than one year ago, I entered a Foodbuzz Recipe Contest that was sponsored by Barilla, a global leader in the pasta business. I entered with no expectations of [...]
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Earlier this month, I attended a pasta making class at Terragusto, one of my favorite Italian restaurants in Chicago (it might be safe to say, one of my favorites, period). I truly admire their emphasis on cooking with fresh locally grown foods, and how they value quality over quantity in what they serve. Plus, their [...]
For a good 10+ minutes, I had the opportunity to cook on ‘stage’ with Chef Tim Cottini at Cafe-Ba-Ba-Reeba, one of Chicago’s most popular spots for Spanish tapas and of course, paella, a crowd favorite (and one of my favorite Spanish classics, too). It’s actually quite funny how I ended up cooking with him… I [...]