One of my culinary heroes is the Earl of Sandwich. A guy who, off the cuff, created what is in my opinion, the most profound culinary delight of all time, the sandwich. Were there other similar creations throughout the world in different countries and cultures? Probably, but I’m sticking with Lord Sandwich.
My family will [...]
If you’ve been on my site for more than five minutes, you know I’m a fan of the sandwich. The sandwich is extremely versatile. It can be made with any choice of combinations, served hot or cold, deep fried, baked and taken along with you wherever you go. Risotto has many of the same qualities [...]
To be a successful chef, you need to be able to take criticism. This is definitely a field where everyone has an opinion and social media, being what it is, has made those opinions instant, anonymous and for the most part permanent. Thick skin is a must, as is knowing when to blow off an [...]
While I haven’t left the kitchen, I have finally made it back to my computer and my site to be more specific. I decided to take a small sabbatical while trying to get my arms around my new position which has grown exponentially in the last couple of months, that’s a good thing. But this [...]
It’s funny how the things we begin to accept as we get older are generally those same things we swore in our youth never to compromise on. For some it’s politics, for others it’s art, for me, it was my diet. I’ve been a carnivore since day one. I love meat, in all forms, shapes [...]