You all know that I love to cook and bake. I read food blogs and websites. Cookbooks as bedside reading are a given. Cooking is not only how I nurture and delight my family and friends, it’s how I explore, travel and taste the world right in my own home.
Lately, people have been after me to compile a book of the recipes I’ve cooked over the years that have become family favorites. Now I’m not a recipe writer. Whilst some of my recipes have come from my mother and grandmother…other family favorites have come from famous chefs, cookbooks and websites.
If I ever go on safari (and I hope I will) …Remember to NOT take pictures of wild animals. I don’t want to spend my time trying to capture a fabulous picture of a giraffe when I should be enjoying a live giraffe gamboling right in front of me. I lost too many precious moments of family life because I was fiddling with focus, trying to turn on/off the flash etc. You know exactly what I’m talking about. [Read more…]
I have adopted one of the habits of today’s young. I wake up and reach for my ipad mini. I quickly scan my Twitter feed to see the breaking news. CNN and The New York Times. What’s happening, what’s trending. Then, I slow the pace and turn to my Instagram feed. [Read more…]