Gabriele Corcos

Lievito Pane Degli Angeli

Lievito Pane degli Angeli means “the yeast bread of angels.” It is a leavening agent infused with (yes,gasp!) artificial vanilla. It is essentially the Italian version of baking powder, and a staple in every Italian baker’s home. Here in America, it’s a bit harder to come by. Well-stocked Italian markets will carry it, and, as


After 3 sold out rounds of dinners in Brooklyn this past fall I am coming back to the city where it all begun a decade ago. I am honored to be hosting a five dinners event next March at Mauro’s Café in Fred Segal Hollywood, which is the first spot Debi and I had a date when

Extra Virgin Season 5 – “James Beard Supper”

I am often asked what inspires me when I use food to entertain, when I develop recipes for my jobs, or whenever I cook for my girls at home. It is not an easy answer. I did not attend culinary school, I did not slave for a decade on a famous chef’s line, and in