Monthly Archives: April 2011
It’s been a week full of wedding anticipation – and the dinner that I have in mind is in keeping with the mood. Elegant food, old fashioned flavors, perfect with champagne and a silver candelabra.
“That’s right,” said the man in front of us in the line for the tills in Selfridges. “A Buckingham Palace jelly mold”.
Back in London, back to beautiful spring weather – suck it New York – and back to proper tea. I hadn’t realized the extent to which I had gone native in America. Starting the day with a latte, picking … Continue reading
Royal Wedding Breakfast Eggs en cocotte with boiled asparagus soldiers for dipping Lemon scones / Blueberry lemon scones Fresh berries Cups of tea / Glasses of freshly squeezed orange mimosas Royal Wedding Afternoon Tea Smoked salmon on cucumber … Continue reading
Mere days away from the Royal Wedding, I can’t understand why people aren’t making more of a circus about it in the media. Nevertheless, I’m looking forward to it with great anticipation, especially since I’m back in London, which is … Continue reading
Lent is almost over, and chocolate will be back on the menu. I plan to break my fast with molé at El Centro and a chocolate brownie at home in bed.
A few weeks ago Jon and I went to Hungry In Brooklyn’s supper club, where we enjoyed lovely food, congenial company and a generally all round good time. And there was a dog called James. And there was lamb. … Continue reading
James was introducing his new boyfriend to his cousins visiting from Kentucky, and wanted moral support so he invited a group of relative-appropriate friends to come along to the bar and be on their best behavior.
I have given up chocolate for Lent, and so it is in great anticipation of Easter that I suggest this Monday treat. These nests also happen to be perfect if you find yourself needing to entertain children while, to pick … Continue reading