We are going to Russia
I am so excited to share this guest blog post from my dearest, best friend Jodie Faux, a fabulous chef with a long career that included the famed Paggi House where she held court for 11 years. Follow her culinary adventures in Panama on Instagram. Everywhere you look in Panama, the slogan Nos Vamos Para […]
Gearing up for the World Cup
2018 is bringing better tidings than 2017, which I can safely say was the worst year of my life up until today. For one, my personal life is looking brighter, I am recovering from very painful losses and feeling more optimistic every day. But starting on June 14, 2018, will deliver me the best possible […]
Memories of Brasil
I’ve been recently thinking about our adventures in Brasil. I read my journal from our trips and immediately was transported back to those wonderful places. How I wish we could go back to see our friends in Bahia, see how the cacao plantations are progressing, and eat some amazing seafood on the beach! On my […]
Greek Wine? Oh Yes.
I am a big fan of Central Market’s annual Passport series because it brings an opportunity to experience new tastes and learn new things. I must admit that until a few days ago, I knew almost nothing about Greek wine. That is until I attended a tasting during the Passport Greece event. This time, Andy Christiansen, […]
What to do with all that chard?
Swiss chard is one of the easiest vegetables to grow. Here in Austin, it thrives almost year-round and is the last of the leafy greens to die when the summer kicks in in full force. The rainbow and red varieties are also highly ornamental and are ideal for edible landscapes. Still, some people don’t quite […]
Mima’s Recipes ~ tortitas de coliflor
The last of the garden cauliflowers was on the menu last night. Because I picked it a bit late, it was not a pretty white head but a scraggly thing with light green stems. Who cares what it looks like, I thought – it is still a cauliflower. So I decided to use it in […]