Lately I have definitely been doing more wondering that wandering. Though my passport is gathering dust, my mind is always preparing for the next journey. I spin the globe in my mind and plan my someday adventures. Usually I’m influenced by something I read – be it an article, a recipe, or one of theContinue reading “More Wondering than Wandering”
For an east coast urban girl, I’ve been fortunate to spend a significant amount of time in vineyards throughout California, New York, and Italy (and there are still so many more to see!). As I prepare to teach the first of four wine classes over the next several days, I am thinking about the upcomingContinue reading “Vineyards I Miss”
Just got an email from my father with pictures of him taking the first swim in their recently renovated pool, behind the villa they have been renovating. It’s over 100 degrees in the province of Roma right now… perfect for a swim and al fresco dinner in the olive grove with my family. A girl canContinue reading “Where I Wish I Was Right Now…”
Personally, I’ve never been to Ibiza before – Not for lack of desire, the opportunity has just not presented itself yet. In the meantime, I enjoy the treats my sister brings back for me from her annual trip there with her friends. Today was particularlly challenging for a Monday, and it’s in the 90s and humidContinue reading “Chef’s Night Off – Ibiza Anyone?”
The next stop on a day of roaming Paris with my sister Maria… Ooh, Fromage! She didn’t say where she was, but it looks good to me.
My sister Maria is in Paris for business and has generously volunteered to be my foreign correspondent today (ie: letting me live vicariously through her!). She just sent me these photos and a text description of her lunch in Paris just a little while ago. Live from L’As du Falafel on Rue du Rosiers aka “Falafel Row” inContinue reading “Live From Paris”
On rainy days when I have to get up and go to work, I wish that I could grab a cup of coffee, a good book or a stack of magazines and curl up in my cozy chair. I love the experience of being transported to new and exotic places through stories, photos and recipes.Continue reading “More Armchair Traveling – Italy to Vietnam”