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Louisiana Tastes Umbria’s Rural Goodness (Mar. 5-6, 2014)

Date: March 12, 2014 - categories: , - Leave your thoughts

Tomato bruchetta is served!

What bruschetta!

Cooking links people – and Mike, host in Ruston, LA. of two events, put the concept into practice in two delightful events he hosted.
He summed up our evenings like this:
“Thank you so much for making your way to Louisiana to spend time with Argent Financial clients and friends. Everyone had such a fantastic experience. Food and friendship: the bonds of life. I do appreciate the way you gifted us with the opportunity to learn the way families and friends experience food in Umbria, Italy. The flavors and tastes were superb. As we couldn’t all fly to Italy for an authentic Italian experience, it was great to have a bit of Italy come to us.”

You’ll see the enthusiasm of all our “Ruston cooks” in the photos below.
Mille grazie, Mike and Byron, for co-hosting two stellar Umbrian cooking evenings – and let us cook again soon together. At our Assisi farmhouse?

All hands needed to put together our feast!

All hands needed to put together our feast!

…and here are a few comments from our Ruston guests:

“Absolutely loved it! Thank you for sharing your love for the culinary arts!” Lori

This was a beautiful journey through Umbria via palate. Now to go there in person! …and I will hope to order ‘penne’ correctly!” Cesar

“Great evening – don’t know when I ‘ve had such a good time and such good food” Van

Incredible meal and experience” Barry

Fantastico! Delicious! So fun helping in the kitche!” Melinda

….wonderful evening! Can’t wait to try the chicken recipe!” Dana

“So good to see you again…Thank you for being a wonderful hostess/instructor…” Gina

“What an interesting evening! Enjoyed the food immensely! Truly enjoyed meeting you!” GL and Lisa

“Don’t you know how much I enjoy your ‘sessions” already? Too, too fund and oh, so good! I love this experience…” Jon

March 5 in Ruston – an Umbrian feast

March 6 in Ruston – Umbrian goodness reigns again

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