Anyone who knows me is aware of how much I like to visit restaurants just to try something new, something different from what I make at home. Sometimes I am awed and amazed by what I eat, other times I say to myself, “I can do better than this”, so much of it thanks to... Continue Reading →

“Your body is not a temple, it's an amusement park. Enjoy the ride.” “I don't have to agree with you to like you or respect you.” “Do we really want to travel in hermetically sealed popemobiles through the rural provinces of France, Mexico and the Far East, eating only in Hard Rock Cafes and McDonalds?... Continue Reading →

What Did Bob Marley Eat?

Even as Bob Marley grew more famous, he never left behind the food of his homeland. Eating in the ital style of his Rastafarian religion was so important to him that he always took his own chef, Gilly, on tour. Although strict ital food is vegetarian, Bob, like many Rastas, ate meat and most fish,... Continue Reading →

What Does Javier Bardem Eat?

I must admit that I like Mr. Bardem a little too much. There is something about his voice and his eyes that makes me happy. I searched the Internet to see what my favorite actor likes to nosh on and found this. Croquetas de Jamon Jamon: Bardem’s acting in the dark comedy “Jamon Jamon” makes... Continue Reading →

With best intentions I always made a long list of things to accomplish in the New Year, to no avail. I broke every single one of them by January. So in 2014 I will not even bother making resolutions. Instead, I will just learn to be more grateful for the good little things that happen... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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