Monthly Archives: January 2015
Football Fail, Superbowl and Chorizo Nachos
Dom, fresh off the plane from Hong Kong, was excited to be invited to his first Giants game, â€œI didnâ€™t know a lot about American sports, but I was willing to give them a go.â€
Obsession – this tonic syrup
It’s the most pretentious thing in the world to obsessed with small batch artisanal tonic syrup. That’s it really. But what’s a gal to do?Â
Smores! For happiness.
I’d toasted marshmallows before I came to America – of course I had. Pretty much the only thing that persuaded me to Guide Camp was the prospect of a toasted marshmallow. But real, genuine, smores? Nope.
The last of the Christmas Chocolate
Apparently no couple is above domestic drudgery: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian spent two late nights last week cleaning out her wardrobe to match her â€œ2015 visionâ€.
The legend of the Insect Eater – and Guinness Beef Pie
So I met a man at a party who told me that he once had a friend who worked at Coney Island in a curiosities show. Her particular curiosity and talent was that she was able to eat insects in … Continue reading
Lamb pomegranate tagine for Epiphany, and nativity tigers
Every Christmas, we spend a lot of time driving around the UK, visiting family, and one thing this year was inescapable: the children in our lives, our godchildren, our nieces and nephews and the children of cousins, are growing up. … Continue reading
Snowbirds and roasted cauliflower penne
Norma and Roger, friends of my parents, recently announced their Snow Bird plans; â€œWeâ€™re changing thing up a little this year. Weâ€™ve booked a house in Naples for 2 months. January and February. Itâ€™s going to be great, right?â€