My Veggie Vietnamese Bowl

My Veggie Vietnamese Bowl I grew up with two New York City parents in Pennsylvania. One of the virtues they instilled in me is to appreciate diversity. Once I got interested in cooking, I began to crave the knowledge of global cuisine…and I wanted to try every little bit of it! I loved Chinese food..butContinue reading My Veggie Vietnamese Bowl

Thanksgiving Special Blog

I had the honor of being a guest on a Harrisburg, PA morning show called Good Day in PA.  They gave me total freedom to make the show about anything I wanted, so I chose Thanksgiving as my theme.  I wanted to highlight an “after Thanksgiving” sandwich, and also a vegetarian option.  One of theContinue reading Thanksgiving Special Blog

Smoky Cheesy Tomato Tart

How did I begin my love affair with making tarts? I had the idea of jumping into trying out five complex French recipes on my friends, who were coming for dinner that night. One of these recipes was a carrot mustard tart. I was curious…what other tarts are out there?? The fun concept of theContinue reading Smoky Cheesy Tomato Tart

Northeast Woman: Article in my Local Paper Scranton Times Tribune

http://m.thetimes-tribune.com/lifestyles/food-for-thought-clarks-summit-resident-shares-healthy-recipes-and-cooking-tips-on-popular-blog-1.2107032 Food for thought: Clarks Summit resident shares healthy recipes and cooking tips on popular blog BY EMMA SILVA / PUBLISHED: OCTOBER 23, 2016 SHARE THIS        MICHAEL J. MULLEN / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Laura Martinetti, a Clarks Summit resident, splits her time between working as an account executive at UPS and pursuing her passion,Continue reading Northeast Woman: Article in my Local Paper Scranton Times Tribune

Let’s Make Pasta!

    Several months ago, I was watching this wonderful documentary by the author, Michael Pollan.  It was called “Cooked”.  The major focus of this documentary was to remind us of where our food comes from.  It showed how bread is originally made and how processed and unhealthy food has become and how readily thisContinue reading Let’s Make Pasta!