Q: Could I get a recipe for a good Italian wedding soup? Thanks very much. — Ellie Daniels, Parkland
A: To answer Ellie's question, I reached out to chef-owner Andrew Bernardo, of Talia's Tuscan Table (4070 N. Dixie Highway, Boca Raton, 561-362-0874, TaliasTable.com). Not only is Bernardo a wizard at the stove, he also is a passionate teacher, so I knew he'd be willing to share his recipe. Check his website for cooking class schedules.
Like any good Italian boy, Bernardo shared his story, too.
"I have extremely fond childhood memories of Aunt Lucia making this traditional soup every Christmas Day at her house. Nothing satisfies better on a cold December day in
His aunt and uncle were from Avellino,
Q: A while ago, three to four years, there was a recipe printed in the Sun Sentinel for easy chicken soup made from chicken legs. I think it was around
A: Like many Floridians, I've been battling a nasty cold this week. So I couldn't get to the archives fast enough to find a new chicken soup recipe. Looks like this one may be what you're looking for, Judy. It's a recipe from "New American Cooking" (Knopf, 2005), by Joan Nathan, featured in a March 2006 column.