Food Lovers Reunion

One of the best things about the Internet is meeting people online and then getting the opportunity to encounter them in person. It is not easy to describe the emotion one feels when meeting fellow bloggers in real life. You read and follow blogs and then the writers are right in front of you, in […]

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Asian Cultural Festival in Homestead – A Photo Tour

The Asian Cultural Festival is a two-day annual event that features Asian crafts, art, exotic music and dance, highlighted by a tasty selection of authentic Far Eastern cuisine. A fun-filled family event, the Asian Culture Festival that takes place in The Fruit & Spice Park every year around March, offers a virtual day trip to […]

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Visiting a Pumpkin Patch makes me think of making Soup

Today we went a pumpkin patch. So many pumpkins in one place! The weather is getting gentler, the sun milder and a little more kind. Why not make some soup? “Are these pumpkins good for soup.” I asked the handsome pumpkin man. “Not really,” he replied. “ They are mainly used to make Jack-o’-lanterns for […]

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Food that changed my life

When I was a little girl our father took us to a restaurant for lunch every Sunday, it was not the same one every time but it was always a treat. One Sunday he took us to an Italian place called Piccolo Mondo (meaning small world in Italian) and in my mind it looked like […]

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Feeding A Teenager

Being a teenager is not easy, being the mother of one is harder still. Mood swings, rudeness and rebelliousness are one thing, but what to feed them to keep them healthy? My daughter has a good appetite but lately she has become very picky: she even announced that to me with a certain pride in […]

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naughty masala

What can I say? I am no saint and when I came across this video, there was a strong desire to share it. A robust relationship between food and sex exists. It is something that cannot be denied.  What does sex have in common with food? Stimulation makes the juices flow, just in different parts […]

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Lunch with My Chickens at Bahama Breeze

Summer vacation is almost over so I decided to take the chickens out for lunch before real life started again. I chose Bahama Breeze because it was close and I had a gift certificate that I needed to use pronto! Bahama Breeze is a happy, colorful place, perfect for chilling out and slowing down the […]

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Meet My Dining Companions

I am a loner by nature, so eating by myself in a restaurant is not unusual, but eating with great company is so much more enjoyable. Like Epicurus said “ We should look for someone to eat and drink with before looking for something to eat and drink.” I visit restaurants about once every two […]

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I am in love with Tessa Kiros and her Cookbooks

Cookbook collecting can become a passion, an obsession that can get out of hand. Then an encounter with a special author stops you in your tracks, surprises and astounds in such a manner that the book you read and hold in your hands is not just a book. It is a treasure. One day while […]

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Does Spam really look like prison food?

Do foodies eat Spam? This foodie does and I admit to being a little ashamed of this. After all spam is nothing more than canned, spiced, precooked meat made mostly of ham and pork and so many people make fun of spam-eaters. I had not eaten Spam in years but the other day while watching […]

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Yasmin’s Obsession

My ten year old is not a very sophisticated eater but she has a very specific idea about what is the perfect dessert. I have been trying to educate her taste buds since she was born by introducing her to new flavors so that she will not be afraid of experimenting with novel things. No […]

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Le Bouchon Du Grove French Restaurant In Coconut Grove

girl sitting at a table

It was Friday and Miss Issa and I decided to take a stroll in Coconut Grove. Hungry, we ended up at Le Bouchon Du Grove, a distinct French Bistro in Miami.  This is a sidewalk café, full of character and personality, close your eyes to the surroundings outside and it is easy to believe that […]

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A little journey to the edge of miami

“Placita Los Girasoles”

A whole different atmosphere in the Miami area …State Road 997, also known as Krome Avenue is a road far away from the hustle and bustle of the center of Miami. It is also a gateway to unexpected food adventures: Farmer’s Markets, amazing local homemade foods, pony rides and even a winery! We were just […]

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