Chez Villa

A journey through my love of food and the quest to create it


Cooking Personalities

If I had 3 days to go back to school

I haven't been in school for 25 years, but if I could, I would go back to university in a heartbeat - Barbecue University that is.  Steven Raichlen is one of my certified food gods. I mean, he literally wrote... Continue Reading →


Five seconds with Gordon Ramsay that changed my knife skills forever

All right, you got me! I've never really spent five seconds with Gordon Ramsay. That being said, I did recently watch a video for an online MasterClass cooking school . Used as a promotion video to entice home cooks to... Continue Reading →

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