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Leading a “Kitchen Brigade” in Houston (Mar. 9, 2014)

Date: March 22, 2014 - categories: , - Leave your thoughts

Host Pauline and enthusiastic cooks

Host Pauline with yoga-student cooks

Dee summed it up: teaching Umbrian rural cooking in the US is “leading a kitchen brigade”! Mille grazie, Pauline and Dan, for welcoming the Houston “kitchen brigade” into your home, including not just your friends and Pauline’s yoga students but Dee and Ruth and Mike (who’d all toured with me in Umbria, recently and decades ago!).

…and thanks to all in the “brigade” so enthusiastically joined in on the preparing of our Umbrian feast. Glad to connect with each of you as you introduced yourselves around the table between our multiple courses.

A few comments:

“Ok, it was a journey getting you here and I’m glad we did it because this is a rocking party! Thank you for being easy-going and forgive me for too few cutting boards- and next time, more bowls….! Perhaps we will see you in Umbria with a yoga group…. “ Pauline

Host Dan at the burners

Dan, thanks for co-hosting a wonderful evening

“So great to see you so soon! Great to eat as we did last year…and watch you “lead a kitchen brigade” to feed us!” Dee

“Thank you for sharing Umbria with us! Your love for it is contagious- and I hope to enjoy it with you in Italy!” Christy

“Thank you for sharing your wonderful stories and recipes. We loved the class and hope to make it to another, if you come back..” Jessica

“Thiis was such a fun evening of great food and conversation. Loved everything about it!” Susan

“Thanks for including us in the evening: the perfect way to celebrate my birthday! …looking forward to including the new recipes in our cooking. It was fun meeting so many new people and sharing the experience with them” Ruth with Mike

“Wonderful food and great conversation!” Cheryl

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