It might seem odd that Emily Luchetti, one of the legends in American pastry, is urging people to skip sweets. But it’s all a matter of perspective. Luchetti, who was the pastry chef at San Francisco’s Stars and Farallon and now heads desserts at Marlowe, Park Tavern and the Cavalier there, doesn’t want you to give up dessert entirely, she just wants you to eat it less frequently – and to eat better when you do partake.To encourage that approach to sweets, she’s starting a social media campaign called #dessert worthy. You can follow it on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
“I want people to eat healthy, eat right, and then have the occasional dessert,” she says. “You don’t have to give it up, you just have to put it in perspective.”
Specifically, Luchetti wants people to: “To return dessert to its origin, which is to be consumed as an occasional treat and not an everyday indulgence.“To build and consistently engage a community of digital supporters that are making active attempts to enjoy dessert in moderation…Read More on latimes