How it all began

The Editor of Second Helpings, Please!
Norene Gilletz

Norene Gilletz is a cooking legend. Mention her name and most people immediately recognize it and have a story (or two) to tell about their favourite Norene recipe or cookbook.How did she get there? How did she become a cooking legend, the author of 12, soon to be 13 beloved and treasured cook books.

According to Norene, “I was interested in food from when I was very young. My mother took great pride in cooking and baking She was a wonderful cook and baker and made everything from scratch