I was raised in an Italian family of wonderful cooks. The whole process from planning a menu, shopping for the ingredients to cooking and gathering family and friends around the table is an expression of love.
My favorite things to cook
Italian (of course), Asian, Soups, Vegetarian, Mexican, Seafood
My favorite family cooking traditions
The holidays especially Christmas Eve.
My cooking triumphs
Preparing a gourmet dinner for eight people literally from soup to nuts.
My cooking tragedies
My first turkey.