Mama knows best

Growing up with an Ecuadoran mother, the topic of chocolate could be controversial, to say the least. According to my mother, no chocolate was as good as the chocolate in Ecuador. My mother found the chocolate in the U.S. to be too processed and sweet. Essentially, she was a fan of dark and bitter chocolates … Continue reading Mama knows best

José fed an island

If all José Andrés ever accomplished in his life was notoriety for introducing tapas to Americans, building a restaurant empire and having multiple culinary awards, his legacy as an innovative chef would be assured. But over the past few years, Andrés has transcended his professional achievements to become an outspoken advocate and humanitarian, exemplified in … Continue reading José fed an island