From New York Mark Ferri Food Photographer, Asian Meatballs, Miso Marinated Chicken and More!
September 24, 2012
Hosted by Kid Chef Eliana
In this episode, Kid Chef Eliana interviews Mark Ferri, a famous food photographer from New York. He has photographed 25 cookbooks for the Food Network and worked with some of the most renowned celebrity chefs in the business, like Mario Batali. Enjoy Mark's story about a food disaster in the studio and hear all about the most unusual food he ever ate. In "A Tisket A Tasket, What's Inside My Basket?" Eliana shares her recipes for yummy "Caribbean Rice and Peas" and "Asian Pear Chevre Salad" with a fig balsamic vinaigrette. In "Spice Detective," Eliana investigates cilantro and gives a recipe for her "Cilantro Pesto." Eliana also shares kitchen tips on how to remove the smell of garlic and how to juice citrus. With that lemon juice, you can learn to make the perfect "Strawberry Lemonade." In Creative Cuisine, she gives a recipe for her tasty "Asian Meatballs" and her mouth-watering "Miso Marinated Chicken." You can make an entire meal out of the recipes in this episode!
Cool Kids Cook
Monday at 4 PM on VoiceAmerica Kids Channel
Join Kid Chef Eliana on "Cool Kids Cook!" Get creative in the kitchen and find the foodie in you. Discover cuisine from around the world, cooking techniques, interviews with top chefs, and of course, recipes by Kid Chef Eliana. You'll be cooking in no time! Bon Appetit! Cool Kids Cook can be heard live every Monday at 4 PM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Kids Channel.
Kid Chef Eliana
12 year old Kid Chef Eliana grew up in a family of cooks. With grandparents from Cajun Louisiana, the Philippines, Cuba, and Honduras, Eliana’s recipes have international flair. She loves traveling and spending time in the kitchen with her family. Eliana says, “Cooking is so much fun. You can be creative and invent new recipes.” Eliana’s first cookbook, “Eliana Cooks! Recipes for Creative Kids” was released in October 2010. She is awaiting the publication of her second cookbook, “Cool Kids Cook: Louisiana.”
At ten years old, Kid Chef Eliana was chosen as one of 13 Latinos profiled in a museum exhibit at the Southern Food and Beverage Museum. She is featured in a book called The Parents’ Guide to Raising CEO Kids by Dr. Jerry Cook and Sarah L. Cook. She has been a guest chef on Eyewitness Morning News on WWL-TV in New Orleans and has cooked with Celebrity Chef John Besh. She was a featured chef at the New Orleans Seafood Festival and the Louisiana Book Festival. She does numerous media appearances, cooking demonstrations, and book signings.
In the future, Eliana plans to design cookware for kids, create a line of spices, and host her own TV cooking show. She also wants to teach kids that good food is more than chicken nuggets and French fries. Her motto is, “Cool kids cook and get creative in the kitchen!”