International Guest Cooks

The majority of our guest cooks are not professionals. They are the everyday heroes that cook traditional food the way they learned from their families and friends in kitchens all around the world. Patiently, they pass their knowledge on to the younger generations as they preserve their precious heritage.

Chef Vanessa Bathfield

Mauritius Island

Judy Goldstein

New York, USA

Pola M.

Bergamo, Italy

Liliana Marquesini


Andre Olegine

Dijon, France

Bahar Pirieva


Maro Tomassian


Adele Volpi

Rome, Italy

Daniela Volpi

Rome, Italy

Patrizia Volpi

Rome, Italy

Do You Want To Be The Next Guest Cook In Anna Maria's Open Kitchen? Here's How!

If you have one or more special recipes you'd like to share, you can contribute to my web site and earn A PERMANENT PLACE, which means A LOT of exposure. We have THOUSANDS of visitors to our website EVERY DAY!

This is what you'll need:

  • 1. An authentic traditional recipe from anywhere in the world.
  • 2. A digital camera.
  • 3. A lot of patience.
  • 4. Well... you need to know how to cook, too.

Before doing anything, browse the site to see the style of the other recipes. If you think you can contribute, contact me with your idea. If we approve, it we will work together on your recipe.

You will need to provide us with the recipe, step-by-step photos, a picture of yourself (optional), and a signed disclaimer. We will edit your writing and pictures, if necessary, and, if approved, we'll publish them on our site.

Let’s start cooking together!

Anna Maria