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Madeline Lanciani, Chef/owner
Duane Park Patisserie
179 Duane St.
Molten Chocolate Cake with bittersweet chocolate sauce — because everyone loves it!
We do not sell this retail. We supply caterers with this dessert — it is our best seller!
Who taught you to cook?
My mother — she was a slow food cook before anyone knew what that meant. she taught me everything.
Favorite food growing up?
Anything my mother cooked (seriously).
A very good knife, preferably carbon steel blade.
Following the recipe.
Third-degree burn from hot caramel sugar while making 6- 4 foot tall croquembouche.
I would cook a simple meal — whatever I was hungry for that day — and drink a great red burgundy.
Soft scrambled eggs, buttered rye toast. Last drink? Whatever it would be, it would be neat (no ice).