My father use to say ” If you want to move a mountain….” I regret not listening to the rest of his sentence. William Saltzman was an artist his entire life. He ate, drank, cooked, talked, and took deep billowy breaths, as if every moment was a work of art. So when I decided to re-invent my life at age 60, it felt like I was uprooting a 30 year tree. And now that I have found new soil and a more powerful form for training Natural Cooks, it feels like I have moved a mountain.
My children used to complain that I never made the same dish the same way. That isn’t entirely true. But when you know the amazing miraculous possibilities with ingredients and you don’t want to run to the store for a missing piece to a recipe, dishes don’t always look the same from time to time. Now I like that. I like change and spontaneity. I find that is one of the most energizing experiences for me – to discover something new, that actually works better than the old.
I think our new format for training is just that. I was overwhelmed and stuck in old […]