CUCINA CARA MIA.......Random thoughts from "my dear kitchen" about food, travel, Italy, San Diego and life!

Thursday, November 8, 2012


Four and a half years ago I started this blog. I was excited and inspired by traveling to Italy and finding a stronger passion for cooking and baking. I spent a lot of time looking at other blogs, making connections and finding like minded souls along the way. Then in 2010 I decided to start the business of Cucina Cara Mia, selling Italian desserts, as well as some savory products at my local Farmer's Market. It was great exposure, I enjoyed meeting and chatting with people about my products, and giving out samples, but I knew it was not quite the right market, yet I hung in there for over a year and a half. This past spring I decided to follow a new path...dessert catering. I have been a vendor at several large events in San Diego and it has definitely been a learning experience. Someone said your business will evolve, and I didn't quite understand what that meant, but now I do. If you had told me five years ago that I would be catering Italian Inspired Desserts, I would have said, "No way". Just last week, I FINALLY had a website designed and it really looks great. I would love for you to check it

So where has this blog taken a place of creativity, pride, confidence.wonder and anticipation of what is yet to come.