Archive for: Food Network

From the Streets to the Kitchen: A NYC Chef’s Inspirational Story

From the Streets to the Kitchen: A NYC Chef’s Inspirational Story

Pedro Rodriguez isn’t afraid to smile despite years of drug addiction and homelessness that have left his teeth eroded and discolored – the only indication of his past that remains. On this brisk March morning, he is running around the basement kitchen of the New York City Rescue Mission like […]

 
 

A “Sweet Genius” on Roosevelt Island

A “Sweet Genius” on Roosevelt Island

  Chef Alyssa Gangeri is used to offbeat requests from customers through her specialty business,  “Ally Cakes.” She has made custom confections in the shapes of guitars, basketballs, and even boxing gloves. While there’s an occasional special request for a unique filling or icing, most are the usual chocolate and […]

 
 

A Lawyer Cooks Up Fame

A Lawyer Cooks Up Fame

Standing against the bright coral wall of her Manhattan kitchen, Serena Palumbo welcomes viewers to her latest cooking video, demonstrating the easiest way to transform potatoes into the Italian classic, gnocchi. The set up is simple; the petite brunette speaks with her light Italian accent into the video camera aimed […]