Saturday, November 21, 2009

Oh Mamma!!!

Mia and I spent the most lovely mother daughter evening last night...we went to my dear friend Licia's house for a demonstration of Thanksgiving side dishes prepared in her authentic Italian style. Licia is starting a new business giving cooking classes in her beautiful, warm and inviting kitchen. Wow, what a great teacher Licia is. I pride myself on being a pretty good cook...I am familiar with sauteeing, braising, making a bechamel sauce...things like i thought I would just have fun and a glass of wine and hang out with my daughter...but I learned A LOT. Licia takes cooking to a whole new level and I really think mine will improve from seeing her at work. Check out Licia's website and do yourself a favor and sign up for a class...a class would be a very lovely and different Christmas gift for someone you love (what a nice date night it would make too!) you will be very happy that you did!


  1. What a gorgeous thing to do together. I love cooking too, especially baking, I dont seem to have a lot of time at the moment, what did you make?

    Sarah x

  2. Sarah, we made a polenta, chestnut, mushrom and sausage dressing, brussels sprouts with pinenuts and raisins, creamy garlicky mashed potatoes and roasted sweet potatoes...soooo delicious...I think Mia and I will continue taking the's nice to spend some time just the two of us :) hope you're having a good weekend!

  3. Sounds amazing! Hope your Thanksgiving is wonderful~ Love your header!!!!

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