Chez Villa

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



Boy Scouts. Boy Chefs. 

Not every weekend is full of culinary bliss. In fact about 9 of my weekends a year are filled with food prepared entirely by 11 to 16-year-old boys - Boy Scouts that is. As noted in my About page, I... Continue Reading →


Butter as an ingredient – to use salted or unsalted

Butter is a staple ingredient in my pantry and is found in many a recipe but most home cooks are likely to just use regular, sweet, salted butter almost exclusively. This though is more often than not a mistake and... Continue Reading →

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