Antonia on KTLA5 with Quick & Easy Dinner Recipes for Busy Parents

On Thursday, September 5th 2013, Chef Antonia met live with KTLA5 to discuss quick and easy lunch and dinner recipes for busy parents. The Busy Mom’s Cookbook has 100 delicious and easy recipes and is now available in Paperback.

Top takeaways:

  • Interactive lunches are a fun idea – kids love to put things together (great way to encourage them to eat healthy food)
  • Kids are more adventurous with food when they can build it themselves
  • Dinner idea: Fish tacos are easy to make and take about 15 minutes
  • Fluffer Nutter Sandwich is “Crazy Good” -

Watch the video of Chef Antonia’s appearance on KTLA5:

Easy Party Foods With Antonia Lofaso | Video

Chef Antonia Lofaso recently took some time to chat with Tasted to reveal some fantastic time-friendly tips for creating delicious and interesting party food. These quick and easy recipes will give you something fun to try in the kitchen, whether your goal is to make a unique sweet and savory treat like fried grapes with sherry vinaigrette, or your own at-home ricotta cheese. Antonia shows you how it’s done with some tips from the chef on how to make your treats taste just right in a short amount of time.

Chef Antonia’s New Book “The Busy Mom’s Cookbook”

Cover for Busy Mom's Cookbook by Antonia Lofaso

Chef Antonia Lofaso is a busy mom with a daughter to raise and a restaurant kitchen to run, but she knows how important a delicious meal is for her family.

Antonia’s new book The Busy Mom’s Cookbook includes 100 quick and delicious home-cooked meals that are not only delicious, but fun to cook.

The Busy Mom’s Cookbook is now available!

Lemon Pepper Shrimp with Aioli

Lemon Pepper Shrimp with Oranges and Crystal's Aioli

At Black Market Liquor Bar where Chef Antonia crafts delicious meals to accompany the unique wine and spirit offerings, one of the popular accompaniments include the lemon pepper shrimp with a side of Crystal’s aioli.

The garnish of sweet mandarins add just the right complement to the savory salt and pepper with lemon flavoring of the shrimp.

Antonia’s Tips for Perfect Peel and Eat Shrimp

Sautee your shrimp with tail and shell on.  Generously season with Lawry’s Lemon Pepper. This is such a great dish to share among friends, getting your fingers “finger licking good” while you peel and eat!

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