Juls’ Kitchen is a family business. Tommaso and I work together to teach classes, develop recipes for clients, taking photos, producing the podcast, and writing the blog and the newsletter, along with cookbooks and articles. It has its highs and lows, but this is our job, and career. We do not have a backup plan, and, to be honest, after the hard work it took to get where we are, I do not want to change my job, as this is what brings me joy, what I am good at. That’s why we had to rethink our offer to change it according to the completely new situation.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Italian lockdown, we had to suspend our cooking classes for the moment. As we are missing people joining us in the kitchen and we’re missing sharing food and recipes, we launched a virtual Tuscan cooking course!
I am sure we will be back teaching classes in our cooking studio in the countryside, meeting people at the local café to begin the market tour, working for clients and brands to create recipes and organizing workshops and gatherings, but for the moment, we had to find a compromise. A compromise which is revealing itself rewarding, fun, and something we will keep for the future in our business plan! This is how our virtual cooking class was born.
With this course you will join me in my kitchen, attending step-by-step cooking demonstrations to show you exactly how to prepare each recipe. We’re going to use simple, affordable ingredients. You’ll learn recipes to make antipasti (appetisers), primi (fresh pasta from scratch like tagliatelle and ravioli), secondi (traditional meat and fish dishes), contorni (seasonal side dishes) and dolci (my famous olive oil cake, but also crostate and almond biscotti).