All posts by Maria Desiderata Montana
Cent’Anni: Okay, so I’m Italian and I can’t get enough pizza and lasagna…so what!
There is a good reason I work out everyday....because I love to eat! And I will never sacrifice...
Executive Chef Craig Strong brings his modern French cuisine with California influences to Studio at the Montage in Laguna beach
Montage chef Craig Strong uses fresh and local ingredients, keeping that traditional French taste with a fresh California...
Two Chefs One World: Chef Bernard Guillas and Chef Ron Oliver of the renowned Marine Room restaurant present their new cookbook “Flying Pans”.
Flying Pans, a new cookbook which chronicles the travels of Chefs Bernard Guillas and Ron Oliver of renowned...
Cent’Anni: Now that Fall has arrived, it’s time for apple crisp!
Amazing warm apple crisp recipe from award-winning food and wine journalist, Maria Desiderata Montana.
Enjoy some Grillin’ & Chillin’ this Friday at Meritage Wine Market in Encinitas
On Friday September 25th at Meritage Wine Market in Encinitas enjoy some Grillin’ and Chillin’ from 6 p.m. to...
Cent ‘Anni: Camembert fondue in its wood box: Get this special recipe by executive chef Philippe Beltran of Bleu Bohème in Kensington
I love all things cheese, especially this recipe which takes an imported Normandy Camembert; make sure it comes...
Say Bonjour to the Blues – Bleu Bohème
At Bleu Bohème, owner and executive chef Philippe Beltran understands what people like: simple comfort food, a bit...
Cent ‘Anni: Do you Love Zucchini?
Maria Desiderata Monta's easy low fat recipe for sautéed green and yellow zucchini that’s perfect over whole wheat...
Executive Chef Paul McCabe of Kitchen 1540 is a traditionalist at heart
Having cooked for some of Hollywood’s hottest stars, world figures and epicureans from around the globe, while heralded...
Tantalizing Thai in Downtown San Diego
Feast on recipes from Bangkok, Chiang Mai, and Southern Thailand at Lotus Thai in downtown San Diego.