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I Want Her Job: “Interview with Peggy Markel”

“Peggy aims to give people a meaningful travel experience by immersing them in a foreign culture through food, food artisans, hands-on cooking and traveling. The bonus: Her daily work usually means immersing herself in the same. Just read her example of a “typical day” and see if it doesn’t make …

Zuppa di Pesce Panaresca

Zuppa di Pesce? si..but also Risotto Pescatore Ingredients: 1 kilo of fresh prawns 3 fresh squid 1/2 kilo of vongole verace (clams) 2 red mullet a few cherry tomatoes 1 can of cherry tomatoes, peeled olive oil 4 cloves of garlic, chopped white wine a bunch of parsley, chopped fine …

Zingerman’s Roadhouse: “A Toast to Uncle Joe”

“Although I knew her only from her “modern” life in Boulder and from traveling together in Europe, Peggy Markel actually grew up in Alabama. (Unrelated—or at least not directly related—to catfish, she runs a cooking school in Tuscany and food tours in Italy and Morocco.” Read more here.

Women’s Magazine: “Profile: Raging at the sky”

“For the past 15 years, Peggy Markel has done it all by combining her greatest passions into a dream job…it is obvious that Markel feels at home sitting around a kitchen table, talking and reminiscing.” PROFILE: Raging at the Sky, written by Natasha Gardener Women’s Magazine May 2007 Read more.

Denver Westword: “Slowing Down”

Slowing Down  by Jessica Centers Denver Westword, March 2007 Peggy Markel was one of the first people to bring the slow-food movement to the United States. It started in Italy, where the Boulder resident designs and directs culinary tours… Click here to download pdf