Kid in the kitchen


He’s 14 and cooking at Lacroix in Philadelphia, on Saturdays.

It started when Nick Normile’s grandmother took him to Italy: “The two ate their way through Venice, Florence, Rome, Pisa and Pompeii – enjoying course after course of dishes made with fresh, local ingredients. Nick gets a dreamy, faraway look in his hazel eyes when he thinks about the trip.”

In Sunday’s Inquirer, food writer Dianna Marder profiled a kid who loves being in the kitchen.

“He never measures, and rarely follows a cookbook recipe ingredient by ingredient, preferring to improvise – and to send Mom shopping for esoteric ingredients.”

Read the story here.


1 Response to “Kid in the kitchen”

  1. February 1, 2008 at 4:12 am

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In culinary school and getting ready to trade the writing life for the cooking life. Or not. Might do both. At the moment I'm a feature writer for The Patriot-News in Harrisburg, Pa. My name is Pat Carroll.

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