Learning to Make Croissants Virtually.

It seems 2020 was the year we all learned to make bread. As lockdowns became more prevalent the shortage of flour and yeast were very serious. Even mail order was sold out. I did make…

View Post

Figgy Pudding For The Christmas Table

Stockings are empty and the wrapping paper is plied high in the corner and no one wants to throw it away. There is one last Christmas tradition to feast upon, dessert. The roast, ham, turkey…

View Post

The Quintessential Southern Pudding to Celebrate Pudding Month

Southern pot luck dinner, BBQs or the Sunday family dinner just wouldn’t be truly southern if this one dish was missing. That one dish is Banana Pudding. Served warm or cold, meringue topping or whipped…

View Post

Trollies, Tarts, and Tiles are My Three Favorite Things in Lisbon, Portugal

Forget the whiskers on kittens and packages tied up with string my three favorite things are trollies, tiles and tarts; in Lisbon, Portugal, of course. Warm weather, fresh seafood, old buildings and churches what’s not…

View Post

Torta de Santiago; Traditional Almond Cake Along The Way.

  In the northern tip of Spain is an area called Galicia. This area  is the home to cathedral Santiago de Compostela. Perhaps you know of it. Maybe have walked one of the many routes…

View Post