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Tasting Rome with Frasca Food & Wine and Katie Parla

Our artichokes are a bit nouveau compared to the globes of Rome, but tasty. And the suppli, a fried rice croquette with warm melted pecorino and mozzarella that strings ‘al telefono’ when you bite into it, brought up memories of standing on a street corner across from the Spanish Steps, licking my lips.

Local Table Tours: “Moroccan Feast for the Senses with Peggy Markel at Food Lab, Boulder”

Thanks for the shoutout, Local Table Tours! We had a lovely time cooking with all of you at the Food Lab and teaching about the magic of Morocco. “The Boulder Local Table Tours staff enjoyed a fantastic feast with the illustrious international culinary tourism extraordinaire Peggy Markel of Peggy Markel’s …

SB Digs: “Peggy Markel’s Culinary Adventures”

With two decades of experience in global culinary traditions, Peggy Markel personally hand-tailors each of her programs to lead her guests into cultural immersion, through the sensorial pleasure of food. Guests emerge transformed, embracing a greater awareness of the connection between themselves, other cultures, and the food on their plate.

“Tarte des Demoiselles Tatin”

“Tarte des Demoiselles Tatin”. Growing up in the south, I am a lover of cobblers. Fruit is collected, usually blackberries from back roads or fresh peaches off the tree, sliced and tossed with sugar and placed into a baking dish and covered with biscuit dough. Summers were long and a cobbler hit the spot at Sunday dinners.

Vegan (It’s easier than you think) Holiday Recipes For The Reluctant Host

Every holiday I brace myself for the restricted eater. How many will I have? What will be the diet d’jour this year? Guests not eating this or that can often be a drag for the holiday host. Is your dairy-free, egg-free, eggnog cup half full or half empty? Get over it. Take a deep breath and improvise. Vegans need love too. Make enough to share with the rest of the table or present your privileged guests with something real, thought out and special. In some countries, the guest is god. Treat all guests alike.