I’ve always loved to cook!
I’ve always loved, loved to cook and create newmemories. I am proud to say that I could cook up a feast for 10-15 people and enjoyed every minute of it. Cooking gives me joy!
I remember coming back fromfor the first time we decided to have Mexican night with all the wonderful flavors of that region including the food and the music. All the tacos were hand-made, the enchiladas, the guacamole, the fajitas – you name it, I made it.
Then it was our trip toupon our return we had a Spanish party during which my girlfriend and I cooked up everything starting from tapas to paella….. and of course there was the beautiful .
Our Italian dinner,without a slightest doubt I whisked minestrone soup, veal parmesan, polenta and everything else that goes with wonderful Italian traditions. We ate while Andriano Celentano, Toto Cotunga, Al Bano and Ramina were serenading us.
…..and don’t forget about all thethat always is in the mix with whatever theme we have. (You can take the girl out of Russia, but you can’t take Russian food out of girl 🙂 )
Somewhere deep in my soul I secretly wished that two of my food idols could attend some of my parties. They would eat my food and ask for more. They would praise me just like they praise each other.
This is how confident I was….. and then the day came when I could not even boil a pasta.
This is it, I thought: I am finished as a cook !
OMG!!! What would Tony (Anthony Bourdain) say about it?! Watching him through the years, reading his books I know that he would not hold back, he would compare my food to vomit or something else for that matter. He would slam me just like he is slamming some other. I will not name names!
….and about Mario, (Mario Batali)- he would just ignore me forever…..
What to do, what to do? How to fix all this?
Here is how: my girlfriend in-rolled me in the class of…
….plus I can always order in !!