Many people ask me as a personal chef “what is your favorite food?” My answer is never one dish or even just one type of food. Instead it is an assortment, a multiplicity if you will of foods from countries that tend to have a rich food culture. I like Italian, French, Spanish, Argentinean, Thai, Vietnamese, and Japanese food just to name a few.
Well, it’s that time of the year again – the Holidays! Yes, that means playing host or hostess to all your family and friends. It means catering to their every need and culinary craving. As a personal chef, I know how difficult it can be to cater to so many different tastes when it comes to cooking.
Before heading to Washington DC this past month I knew I would be visiting historical monuments and memorials created for those who gave their lives to this beautiful country. However, I also knew I was going to visit some extraordinary restaurants.
I have now been writing this food article for one year and unfortunately many of you do not know my ethnicity or culinary influences. I was born in the United States but spent many years of my youth in Argentina which is where my family is from.
“By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are the great vacation less class” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh Recent research conducted by Salary.com, a firm that specializes in determining compensation, showed that if mothers were paid for their work as a mother, they would be