Chef Eliana in Conversation with Susan Ford Louisiana Kitchen and Culture Magazine
May 5, 2014
Hosted by Kid Chef Eliana
Kid Chef Eliana interviews Susan Ford of Louisiana Kitchen and Culture magazine. They talk about how she chooses what to include in the magazine. They also talk about the difference between Cajun and Creole cuisine. In "A Tisket A Tasket What's Inside My Basket?," Eliana explores feta cheese and shares her recipe for "Tiropita." In her segment, "Foodie News," she shares the 411 on the cooking world. In her segment, "Figure Out This Food," she share information about bell peppers. In her segment, "The Cookbook Shelf" she reviews "Mermaid Cookbook" by Barbara Beery. In Creative Cuisine, Eliana gives a recipe for "Spanish Rice." Her "Snacktivity" is "Pizza Pinwheels." In Cookin' Crafts, learn how to make a "Mason Jar Flower Vase." Bon Appetit!
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!”