Simple good food

Stephan Zoisl

Co-founder of My Private Chef and cooking school

My Private Pantry on Tras Street

"I GREW up in a small town called Zirl in Austria, with a population of just 5,000. My family always celebrated Christmas the same way: we would meet at my aunt's house around 5pm on Christmas Eve and there would always be a huge spread of food.

"Our Christmas feast actually changes every year, depending on what my uncle was feeling passionate about. One year, he came up with a four-course feast with onion...

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