Hello fellow food enthusiasts! Chef Richie here, at your culinary service. Happy Holidays!!! Tis the season to cook festive comfort food…and the next recipe from our 2016 recipe contest that merits honorable mention and a Bella Sun Luci gift box full of our “Products for Chefs” is…drumroll please…Bella’s Bites!
Chef Richie here, at your service! Happy Holidays! May you be blessed by family, friends, joy and good health. Mangia bene, buona salute ed amore! And may Bella Sun Luci’s heart-healthy, exploding with flavor ingredients help you this holiday season, as I like to say, turn you from a cook into a chef!
Chef Richie here, at your service! Our fourth honorable mention prizewinner in our 2015 recipe contest is…drum roll please…home chef, Josalyn Holmes! Congratulations Chef
Chef Richie here, at your service! Our second honorable mention prizewinner in our 2015 recipe contest is…drum roll please…home chef, Aurora Kenney!
Chef Richie here, at your service! Our first honorable mention prizewinner in our 2015 recipe contest is…are…home chefs (there are TWO this month!)…drum roll please…Paula Todora for her Cowgirl Cornbread and Marcos Gonzalez for his Sun Dried Tomato Jam!
Congratulations, Lindy Paris! You have taken 2nd place in our 2015 Recipe Contest with your Slow Braised Short Ribs with Bella Sun Luci Sun Dried Tomato Gremolata!
Congratulations Genevieve Greco! You are the recipient of this Bella Sun Luci Recipe Contest 3rd Place Prize and the Super Deluxe Bella Sun Luci Ingredients Gift Box that goes with it! Your Cauliflower No-Sotto with Sun Dried Tomato Tahini Cream was not only delicious, but very innovative!
ongratulations to Mary Shivers on being the1st place winner of our annual Bella Sun Luci Recipe Contest with your Chicken and Sun Dried Tomato Lasagna Rolls on Creamy Bacon and Pesto Bechamel!
Chef Richie here, at your service! Our final honorable mention recipe for the 2014 Mooney Farms/Bella Sun Luci recipe contest, before I begin choosing and then testing the finalists for this year’s recipe contest this summer, comes from Chef Paul VanSavage.
Chef Richie here, at your service…to share more culinary nuggets of wisdom and make the world a better place through sun dried tomatoes, olive oil, risotto and the Mediterranean Diet…and this month, The Mexican Land of the Sun Diet.
Mooney Farms recently donated a delicious dinner to the Gateway Science Museum benefit for ten guests to enjoy the tastes of the Mediterranean with Chef Richie as the main event – delighting guests with his entertaining stories and beautiful presentation of the evening’s menu. The gorgeous flower arrangements were arranged by Pamela Walters of La Petite Flowers here in Chico, California – as always, they were perfect for the occasion.
A fusion of Central and South American, Caribbean (notice the word BEAN is in the word Caribbean!) and Mediterranean cuisines, this super-simple, quick and easy, hearty, vegetarian (actually vegan) and gluten free stew is the perfect antidote to a cold winter day.
Chef Richie here, at your service! And now ladies and gentlemen, I give you…PRIMAVERA! SPRINGTIME! Mark your calendars…March 20 is the first day of spring and…here’s your Italian lesson for today…
Chef Richie here, at your service! Love is in the air! Love is in a lot of places…Cupid is all over the place…did you know that Cupid is actually a chef?! What’s that about the way to a man’s/woman’s heart is through the stomach?…nothing like a man in the kitchen…and on and on.
Savory Cheesecake Chef Richie here…at your service! We recently had guest Chef, Sarah Showalter, from Showalter’s Classic Cheesecake in our Mooney Farms test kitchen for a day of cheesecake making