Monthly Archives: April 2011
Itâ€™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.
â€œThatâ€™s right,â€ said the man in front of us in the line for the tills in Selfridges. â€œA Buckingham Palace jelly moldâ€.
Back in London, back to beautiful spring weather â€“ suck it New York â€“ and back to proper tea. I hadnâ€™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 molÃ© at El Centro and a chocolate brownie at home in bed.
A few weeks ago Jon and I went to Hungry In Brooklynâ€™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