It’s a great way to get to know someone. Ask them what vegetable they would be, or what song if they could be any song? Every week I ask a different pal what would they be if they were a [blank]. Their answers are surprising, colorful and always interesting. Get to know my pals, one [blank] at a time!
Mario Batali is a father, a husband, a cook, and an itinerant fool deeply in love with life and the planet and every single day and generally a happy guy. Find Mario on Facebook and Twitter @Mariobatali
If I WERE A…
FRUIT or VEGETABLE, I would be: satsuma tangerine.
MEAL, I would be: lasagne bolognese.
BEVERAGE, I would be: a large glass of brunello di montalcino… actually 2 large glasses … okay, a magnum.
DESSERT, I would be: blackberry pie a la mode.
APPLIANCE, I would be: a cavatelli maker.
ROOM IN MY HOME, I would be: the wine cellar/kitchen.
PLANT, I would be: a cherry tree.
COLOR, I would be: purple, no…orange, no… purple.
SONG, I would be: “Voodoo Child” by Jimi Hendrix.
FICTIONAL CHARACTER, I would be: Yossarian.