We were in London for a week in 2010 and other than being at Heathrow on previous trips, it was my very first time in England. Me…the English history nut! So, what’s one of the first things you want to do on your first morning in London other than leaving our rented apartment? Going for … Continue reading An English Pub Lunch?
It’s the trendy thing these days that’s good for you and I’m not talking kale! It’s… the envelope please “Bone Broth”…that’s right, it all begins with bones roasted then simmered with water, veggies and a bit of apple cider vinegar, for hours and hours. The Wild Game Co. pop-up in London has bone broth on … Continue reading DEM BONES
They’re back! It’s the season again for ramps aka: wild leeks. For a time I thought they only grew wild in the eastern U.S. Surprise…they grow here! Like some strong cheeses, their “fragrance” is stronger than their taste. If you can get your hands on some, probably at the Farmer’s Markets, or if you are … Continue reading It’s Time To Ramp It Up!
I received a Tuscan cookbook a few years ago from my husband, who, I am sure had no ulterior motives! Italians have a thing about wild spring greens. They forage for them like crazy. Eating only root veggies all winter gets a bit tiresome so the new wild greens are most welcome and viewed as a … Continue reading Welcoming Spring with Stinging Nettles
Me neither! And no…this is not a photo of our kitchen! Let’s talk reality. We probably won’t have the “great” kitchen unless our lotto numbers come up and we move! My dad once told me that I cooked wonderful meals without one! Thanks Dad! Still… I know, I know, we all stare with envy at the glossy photos and fantasize about … Continue reading So You Don’t Have The Perfect Kitchen