The other evening I was lucky to spend an evening with Stefania Barzini. Hosted by Beatrice Ughi, Stefania is a well renowned Italian chef and author. She also runs a cooking school, as well. With five of us sharing a typically small New York City kitchen, Stefania led us gracefully through preparing a wonderful set of dishes that included – among other things - polpette (meatballs), as well as a unique hummus made with shaved bottarga. It was a tasting preview for an upcoming workshop.
In one of our first interviews from 2005, we invited Jacques Pepin into our kitchen. Years previously, Stir the Pots...
Its incredible to have so many talented works of art in one room while creating their delicious recipes.