After a lifetime in the food industry, starting from the time I was able to follow my father around his patisserie in a small town in the south of Italy, to the days of having my own cafés and restaurants, I have always been passionate about making good food, using the best ingredients and simplest techniques. My passion however has always been baking and to this day, many years after both my family and I have retired from our patisseries, we are still sought to bake the traditional biscuits we became known for.
These constant requests led me to ponder how we could share our passion for baking biscuits with others whilst maintaining our age old family recipes. And, after many years of trial and error and much patience, Kitchen Angel was born.
It was meant to be a short break to spend quality time with Mario’s parents, who celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, and the rest of the family. A celebratory break of sorts, to be there for this milestone, take a few days out with the family and the chance to grab some well-deserved rest and relaxation in between the Christmas craziness, catering jobs and other events. Whilst it was definitely ‘quality’ time with the family, being that we really didn’t leave the famiglia home much,