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The travels of Chef Luigi

Apr. 6, 2010 9:50 pm 
Updated: Apr. 17, 2010 10:10 am
I’ve almost recovered from our whirlwind trip around the southern parta the South Island. Now, Gino, he want to show me the northern parta of the South Island. Wow! For such a small country, there is so much to see! We leave the Hilltop early in our special, super-fast small auto and head to… MORE
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Apr. 5, 2010 12:23 am 
Updated: Apr. 17, 2010 9:36 am
This mornin’, Gino and me, we loaded up the car and set out on the bigga trip we planned last week. Easter is over, and Good EatNZ said she could spare Chef Gino for a few days so he could show me around. We left the Hilltop and travelled south. We stopped for ‘morning tea’ in Oamaru… MORE
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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. MORE
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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 MORE
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Chef Luigi

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About Me
Hello everyone! I'm Chef Luigi, Chef Tony's little brother. My brother Tony got a new job, so I am now the new Allrecipes traveling Chef. I'll be traveling from home to home; cooking and having fun. I can't wait to visit everyone!
My favorite things to cook
I love to cook EVERYTHING!
My favorite family cooking traditions
Well, I have to admit cooking with my brother Tony is my favorite tradition. We've been cooking together since we were kids. Sitting on counters watching and learning.
My cooking triumphs
When my brother Tony said I'm a better cook than he is! Ha :)
My cooking tragedies
There are too many to list, but that's how you learn, right?
Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States