Come along as guest contributor, Betsy Cohen of Desserts Required, travels in stilettos to the Food Network & Cooking Channel’s South Beach Food & Wine Festival for brunch with the one and only Nigella Lawson and Casa Tua’s Simone Mua.
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Hello Cooking in Stilettos! I can’t tell you how happy I am to be guest blogging here. As a stiletto lover, I feel right at home. Desserts Required is all about the sweeter side of life and my motto is, Without desserts, life would not be as sweet!
The first time I saw Nigella Lawson on tv one of my first thoughts was how much I relate to her cooking style and on-air personality. Her cooking and baking are home style and, as Nigella states on the cover of her latest cookbook, SIMPLY NIGELLA, it’s FEEL GOOD FOOD – just the way I like it.
Imagine my elation when Aly messaged me asking if I would like to go to South Beach Wine & Food Festival’s brunch with Nigella at Casa Tua. It took all of a nanosecond to do a very happy dance and say yes.
I was seated at the Chef’s Table, which was a huge treat because Nigella was seated at this table, too, and it was located next to the open kitchen. Casa Tua’s Executive Chef Simone Mua prepared dishes from Simply Nigella along with some of his own specialties….