While looking through my friends’ posts on Google Reader, I came across my friend S’s shared item on Francois Payard’s Macaron Day NYC 2010. You can also go straight to the source at the official web site, MacaronDayNYC.com. I don’t think she knew of my fascination with these things, having procured 3 (hazelnut, coffee and… Continue reading Macarons Around the Blogosphere and Books
Santa has paid his visit, the after-holiday sales have been raided by shoppers looking for bargains, the Christmas tree has been taken down and sent on its merry way to become mulch, calendars and greeting cards are now 50% if not 75% off, and Starbucks is no longer serving its hot drinks in the recognizable… Continue reading Happy Re-Newed Year
Besides food, I love books. Needless to say, I love books about food. Books are probably the first things that I fell in love with growing up. And through my love of books, I developed a love of certain authors. After reading Jonathan Safran Foer’s Everything Is Illuminated, I decided I would read every book… Continue reading "…because the stories that are served with food matter."
I’ve been writing this post since yesterday. This sentence is actually being written the day after I wrote the next paragraph, since I wanted to say this post took me longer than most posts do. No reason really, I just had some friends over yesterday and I served them a flourless chocolate cake, which, of… Continue reading Thoughts on Blogging About Food
I sit here, Edith Piaf crooning her classic, Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien in my face via iTunes, completely relaxed after having cleaned my kitchen of the debris from tonight’s cooking, wearing one of my favorite hoodies…images of France in the 1940’s playing through my head…And as the song ends, Etta James comes on. I… Continue reading A Potluck of Sorts
Today seems to be a “wedding”-themed day, not that I am by any stretch of the imagination close to having a wedding day of my own. First, there was a discussion about weddings and wedding dresses this morning, which gave me the brilliant idea to look on eBay for when my time comes. I’m not… Continue reading Signs?