And So It Begins…
As I was sitting watching a Kings game recently, I was pleasantly surprised with dinner from two of the cutest chefs in the world. That’s right: Chef Liam and Chef Stella. These skillfully home-trained chef whipped up a delicious Nutella, honey and Cocoa Krispies “Bagel Delicioso.” And let me tell you, it was delicious. I’m not just saying that because they’re my kids, but they put together a really good, albeit sweet dish. It had levels of taste and texture: the soft, fresh bagel, the creamy smooth Nutella with a hazelnut finish, the floral notes in the honey, and the crunch from the Cocoa Krispies made this a really well-balanced dish. Have a look for yourselves:
I was such a proud Papa. Unsolicited, my little ones that I taught how to cut, chop, and spread, made me dinner. They exemplified what cooking is all about – evoking feelings and creating memories. I’ll never forget this. Their little faces lit up when I told them it was amazing. I’ve never seen them so happy, which in turn made me happy. I’m so proud of them.
They then made Tori and I a turkey, cheese, and tuna sandwich with mustard, mayo, and ketchup. Next came a dessert of vanilla ice cream with chocolate sauce, Cocoa Krispies, and sliced banana. To see them in action making dessert, click HERE (make sure you’ve signed up for the site and are logged in so you can check this out). Both dishes were amazing. They were so happy making food for Tori and I, and loved making us happy. They get it, that feeling of making people happy through food. I think I have two budding chefs on my hands, and I couldn’t be happier.
It all started at home: including the kids when I was cooking, and teaching them some basic knife skills. If I can do it with my little ones, you can too.
Do you have a budding chef in your home? Tell me about them in the comments section below, and send me recipes and photos. I would love to share them with everyone on my site.