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Tasty Food, Warm Friendship in Del Mar

Date: February 13, 2015 - categories: - Leave your thoughts

Hollyce P., part of the group of delightful women united to cook at Alicia’s Del Mar home, summed it up:

Tasty food, the warm friendship, a little wine – and what’s not to love? Thank you for bringing it all together.” Meet Hollyce:

Hollyce oversees our pate'

Hollyce oversees our pate’

Bev R put it this way: “My gratitude – a special memorable evening with lovely ladies learning together. I love Italy, Italian cuisine and have enjoyed our scrumptious farmhouse meal that we all shared in making. Thank you!” Meet Bev:

Bev and Jean connect in the kitchen

Bev and Jean connect in the kitchen

Blanche W. wrote me this note: “A wonderful evening with a delightful group of women – and with a very tasty meal, representative of the Umbrian region of Italy. Now on my ‘bucket list to visit.” Blanche
Do meet Blanche:

Blanche and Cindy team on the tiramisu

Blanche and Cindy team on the tiramisu

Linda summedup our evening this way: “Great food, great company! Thanks of reshaping your talent with us.” And here’s Linda:

Linda and Bev team up on the pasta

Linda and Bev team up on the pasta

And Susan’s thoughts? What a great evening! Delicious food and company” And here’s Susan:

Susan and our host, Alicia, share bruschetta

Susan and our host, Alicia, share bruschetta

Diane A. wrote me this note: “Lovely evening with wonderful women – thank you for sharing your talent and your life story. Such an inspiration. And the food/recipes? Molto buoni!” You can meet Diane here:

Diane and Andrea team up on the arugula prep

Diane and Andrea team up on the arugula prep

And mille grazie to co-hosts, Alicia and Dana (Kay) for bringing together this delightful group. Thanks, too, for your comments: “Annie, what a marvelous life you have led. Thank you for sharing your experiences and your lovely Umbrian farm women recipes.” Dana (Kay) D.

Blanche and host, Alicia, connect in the kitchen

Blanche and host, Alicia, connect in the kitchen

Charles kicks off our cooking class with Italian wines for all

Charles kicks off our cooking class with Italian wines for all

How lovely to have you come bring a little of Italy to our home. Grazie tante.” Alicia (and husband Charles), thanks to you both for letting me bring Italy to your home!

Amy, try that funghi bruschetta!

Amy, try that funghi bruschetta!

Andrea and Susie team at the counter

Andrea and Susie team at the counter

Catherine and Amy, a cooking duo

Catherine and Amy, a cooking duo

Tiramisu - a memorable momnet

Tiramisu – a memorable momnet

Bruschetta - one of our appetizers

Bruschetta – one of our appetizers

 

 

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