Mystery guest, a movie

Today we will talk about the life of a mystery  guest (in case of a hotel) or mystery shopper for restaurants and other establishments. It is not an easy job and requires several qualifications such as being available at all times (thus not having a personal life), being knowledgeable on the functioning of the establishment…

Rice nightmare

-So Italia we have a question for you, as a chef is there something you don’t like cooking? – The interviewer asked and after a long uncomfortable pause in which I thought “well whatever my answer I will be accepting a weakness.. oh what the heck” -Rice, I hate cooking rice! Rice is my nemesis,…

Food and breakups: delicious grief

There’s something about breakups that immediately involve food.  I have recently broken up with my fiancé (ish)  and instead of crashing in tears I got home cut some herbs from my garden and made myself a tea with honey and vanilla almond milk..  Played some music and suddenly everything fell back into place. I woke…

Hair n’makeup tragedy

Yes, we do get really excited as we are throwing a dinner party, lunch, brunch or so.. It is not only about the food but about timing, decor, the right music, the perfect set up and.. obviously about our looks. Men do not suffer as much since they can just take a shower right before receiving guests…