Recipes for the weekend
Still basking in the glow of yesterday’s fantastic win vs. France. The greatest thing for me was my prediction that the goles would be scored once Cuahutemoc Blanco and Chicharito Hernandez came in in the 2nd half. Nostradamus I am not, but Blanco is great coming in late in the game, as he cannot be […]Read More ›
Contest announcement and second weekend menu!
I am nervous as hell today -as well as fighting a cold- as the main test for Mexico approaches, so I will keep it short. First, we’ve all had a chance to see every team play. There have been some insane surprises, some disappointing results, and some unfair calls, but that’s all part of the […]Read More ›
From London, with love
My dear friend Sue Carter moved back to London last year to be closer to her family. We miss her dearly and wish we could watch some games with her and her lovely husband Leonard. In their absence, she sent this contribution. She is an excellent writer, fine cook, and wine expert, and you can […]Read More ›
The Lucky 32
Today I am commencing my recipe research. Since I am only hosting (and cooking) on weekend games and perhaps the second and third rounds, I won’t be cooking food from all 32 countries. However, I will do recipe research and post anything of interest, not to worry. If you have a recipe from your country, […]Read More ›
A todos los que quieren y a todos los que aman el futbol!
What a difficult translation this poses. Querer and amar are both Spanish verbs embraced by the English “to love.” Yet amar signifies a deeper love, a passion. So, in gross terms and without the dues deserved by such a phrase, I can translate it for you, my English readers, as “For all of those who […]Read More ›
Flaky Bits – International Month
Ok, so not every country can make it to the World Cup finals, only the 32 best teams can advance to the grand event. But let’s not leave out our friends whose teams sucked this year and have to watch from home. Beginning my Flaky Bits International Month is a Canadian friend, Edmonton native Ihor […]Read More ›