Diva Foodies Kid Chef – Alexa

Alexa _ kid chefDiva Foodies Kid Chef series highlights kids who love to cook and bake. These talented little chefs maybe waiting in the wings to be the next stars of a Kid Food TV Show. But even if they never compete on-air, they are proof that cooking and baking are for the young of heart at any age!

Baking is how you start kids at cooking in the kitchen. It’s fun whether it’s baking bread or cookies.  – Sandra Lee

As you’ll see, this quote from cookbook author Sandra Lee is the perfect introduction to 10-year old Diva Foodies Kid Chef Alexa. Talented Kid Chef Alexa is in the 5th grade. Her lucky family benefits from her love of cooking and baking that’s been inspired by her dad Henry.

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                                                                               Kid Chef Alexa With Her “Mentor” Dad

Diva Foodies: Do you remember what the first thing you ever cooked or baked?

Kid Chef Alexa: The first thing I ever baked was chocolate chip cookies

Diva Foodies: How old were you when you first started cooking?

Kid Chef Alexa: I started to cook when I was 4 years old.

Happy Kid Chef Alexa – 4 years old!

Diva Foodies: We heard that you bake too. What is your favorite recipe and why?

Kid Chef Alexa: My favorite recipe is Tres Leches because it is savory and very delicious to eat.

Diva Foodies: Kid Chef Alexa, Tres Leches is one of my very favorites too. My thoughts are yours are way far better than my attempts! Your mom writes a great food blog Empanda Fork. Do you ever help her out with ideas for posts?

Kid Chef Alexa: My mom has had food bloggers that have used her kitchen utensil that she invented called Empanada Fork. It is their personal opinion on food posted. But, I do help make empanadas in my house.

Diva Foodies: What is your favorite food to eat?

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Kid Chef Alexa: My favorite food is white rice with black beans and chicken.

Diva Foodies: What’s your favorite kitchen tool and why?

Kid Chef Alexa: My favorite kitchen tool is a big spoon because in cooking or baking there is a lot of mixing involved.  So, a spoon works the best to put together a delicious meal.

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Kid Chef Alexa hard at working making her divalicious empanadas!

Diva Foodies: Do you have a favorite cooking show? Why do you like it?

Kid Chef Alexa: My favorite show is called “Kids Baking Championship” (Food Network) because I get to see kids in the kitchen baking and that inspires me to do the same.

Diva Foodies: Mom Hipatia how/when did you realize your daughter loved to cook and bake?

Mom Hipatia: I realized my daughter enjoyed cooking at the age of 5. She was natural in the kitchen.  She takes after Daddy.

Mom Hipatia and Kid Chef Alexa at a cooking demonstration with Chef Todd Daigneault

Diva Foodies: Is there anything else that you Kid Chef Alexa or Mom Hipatia want to add?

Kid Chef Alexa: The cook of the family is actually my dad. His name is Henry. He loves to cook and taught me everything I know.

Mom Hipatia and Kid Chef Alexa 

Diva Foodies Kid Chef series was inspired by the Fox/ Chef Gordon Ramsay food TV Show Master Chef Junior where kid chefs compete cooking their little hearts out on national TV.

Read more Diva Foodies Kid Chef Interviews!

Author: Toby Bloomberg

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