Nov. 9, 2011 7:33 am
Updated: Nov. 13, 2011 8:56 pm
Buongiorno all of my paisans ! Have I got some a couple of quick cooking stories for you. So sit back, grab a hot espresso and some biscotti.It seems that 0% Italian Doug’s 100% Italian wife Anna Maria has really rubbed off on him during their 17 years of marriage. When they first got married…
Talk about a crazy hot sauce
Those eggs were spooky spicy
Downeast Main Pumpkin Bread - MOLTO BENE !
Chef Luigi says Respect The Bird !
Nov. 7, 2011 11:48 am
Updated: Nov. 8, 2011 12:12 pm
Buongiorno ! Buona Sera ! Hey how ya doin ? This isa Chef Luigi coming to you from - *BadaBing* BadadBoom* - the great state of New Jersey. I’ma visiting with Doug Matthews
and hisa very nicea 50% Italian family. Doug is not the 50% Italian himself but he thinks like an Italian ina da kitchen…
Now these are some spicy peppers
I sure am glad the Green Lantern is a good guy
But I didn't break the cookie house !
Apr. 3, 2010 10:57 pm
Updated: Apr. 9, 2010 12:31 am
Today, Chef Gino takes me around the Banks Peninsula, the area outside Christchurch where the Hilltop Café is. Onna the map, the Banks Peninsula (by the way, that’s pronounced “Pen-in-shu-la” in Kiwi-speak!) sorta sticks out like a weird growth on the Eastern coast offa the South Island.
Apr. 1, 2010 10:37 pm
Updated: Apr. 2, 2010 8:41 am
Today is errand day. Mosta the supplies for the Hilltop Café are delivered, but about once a week The Man and/or Good EatNZ drive in to Christchurch to do the banking and pick up odds and ends. Today, they have invited me to go with them. I think they wanna show me off in alla the foodie shops
Mar. 30, 2010 8:17 pm
Updated: Apr. 2, 2010 11:37 am
My first full day inna New Zealand! The view from the Hilltop is Bellisimo! I am up early with a Gino and the jet-lag is gone. The Honey Wheat Rolls I made last night came out perfecto! Gino and I make Banana Muffins and Cheese Scones first thing at 9:00. The resta…
Me! Witha My Freshly Baked Honey Wheat Sandwich Rolls!
Me! with the Popular BLT on Home-Made Bread!
Me! With the Popular Fish and Chips!
Me! Takin' the Chicken & Veggie Pies Outta the Oven!
Mar. 29, 2010 11:25 pm
Updated: Mar. 31, 2010 5:13 pm
These were the first words I heard when I got off the loooong flight from Seattle to Christchurch. It wazza good flight, my seat was very spacious, so I gotta some rest, but don’t getta me started about the airplane food! My AR Hostess, Good EatNZ, she had to work, so I took a limo…
Me! and Gino, He Faint When He See Me!
Me! And Gino Having Coffee on the Deck!
Me! Getting to Know Bessie Cocker! She Loves Me (such a stud-muffin, I am!)
Me! and Cousin Gino Sharing a Beer!
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