Welcome Foodie! I’m excited for you to explore and find something that you love.
Cooking and baking hold a special place in my heart because they’re not just about making food – they’re about creativity, sharing, and gathering loved ones around the table. So, please pull up a chair and read on. And, while you’re here, please don’t hesitate to share your thoughts and feedback. Your input is really valuable in helping me publish even more delicious recipes for all to enjoy. And if you have any recipe suggestions, I’d love to share them too. Here’s to happy cooking and baking adventures!
About Feeling Foodish
Hi, I’m Marie
Hello! I’m Marie Pinto Bialek, a first-generation Italian-American self-taught cook based out of the Philadelphia area and the writer and cook behind this site. Have spent most of my life in the Philadelphia area, with roots in the Campania region of Italy, I draw inspiration from my Italian heritage and Philadelphia upbringing. Frequent visits to Central NY (Utica) and a brief stay in the Midwest have also influenced by cooking and baking.
Growing up in Philadelphia significantly influenced my cooking. The city’s rich culinary heritage, with its iconic dishes like soft pretzels, tomato pie, and Philly roast pork, instilled a deep appreciation for local flavors, and the vibrant food culture in Philadelphia introduced me to a diverse range of cuisines and ingredients, inspiring me to infuse my cooking with a blend of influences.