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I love Paris!

Actually, I love all of France, but let’s focus on Paris. Paris is my favorite travel destination.  I love the food, the people, the language, the museums, the cobbled sidewalks, the fashions, the boutiques….I could go on and on.   309 more words

Recipe 87 - Cannellini Beans with Pancetta & Spinach

I had a great V day yesterday; probably the best I’ve had in a while.

I was sent white roses (my favorite) to work, along with some chocolate covered strawberries. 198 more words


Beware small ethnic women bearing gifts

I cannot count the good people I know who, to my mind, would be even better if they bent their spirits to the study of their own hungers… 1,329 more words


On the menu - Spice, Chocolate and Pasta


I’m on a bit of a spice kick, at the moment. My pestle and mortar, which to be honest I’m a little scared of because I’m convinced that one day I will drop it whilst washing it or something and it will break my foot, as it’s a massively heavy, great big stone thing but (touch wood), I’ve had it ohh, maybe about 15 years now, maybe touching 20 and I’ve yet to break anything with it yet. 836 more words


Tea with Jane Austen by Pen Volger

Enjoy a cup of tea and a slice of cake with one of the world’s favorite novelists

Inspired by the novels and letters of Jane Austen, this collection of cakes, bakes, and pastries is based on authentic recipes from the Regency era, which have been fully updated for modern-day cooks. 315 more words


Stylish French-inspired pastries and desserts from Duchess Bake Shop

Our cookbook of the week is Duchess Bake Shop by self-taught baker extraordinaire Giselle Courteau. To try a recipe from the book, check out: blackberry goat cheese blancmange… 602 more words


A Year of Holidays: Romantic Dinner for Two (Part 1)

The Cookbook (The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays)

I am not only a geek about television shows, movies, books, and video games, but also about the holidays!  984 more words