A gathering of hundreds and hundreds of culinary professionals, restauranteurs, food purveyors, industry vendors, pastry chefs, candy makers, snack-inventors, bread bakers ... you name it! I love visiting the New York Restaurant & Foodservice Show each year because, in one visit, I get a comprehensive idea of things to come and trends to … Continue Reading ››
Almost seven or eight months ago, a dear cousin of ours gave us a gift card to a place called Consiglio’s in New Haven. I had never heard of the place and so I assumed that it must not be that great. Ha! Well! You know what they say happens when you “assume”? … Continue Reading ››
A few Months ago, I felt absolutely devastated when I heard that Versailles Bistro & Patisserie had closed its doors after thirty successful years! I have had angelic dreams about their pastries and croissants and woken up to find drool on my pillow, for goodness sake!!! There was nothing more satisfying than … Continue Reading ››
I have just had this vision. A vision of my perfect world. Here is how it unfolds.... each morning my doorbell rings. I open the door and I find a box of fresh Laduree macarons. Delivered. JUST FOR ME!!! Aaahhh ...
The moment I walked into the Laduree shop … Continue Reading ››
Last weekend we had LOTS of family over from AZ, NJ and MA. The house buzzed with activity all weekend long, the conversation un-paused, and our kitchen the center of all the action.
When the last of the guests left on Sunday, all I could get myself to do was cuddle up … Continue Reading ››
I am super excited about this new addition to Fairfield County food scene. It brings back many childhood memories. Memories that I have tried to re-live ever since I set foot in the US. Often coming close ... yet not close enough to that taste, that sensation, that feeling of pure pleasure and … Continue Reading ››
I don’t ski. I don’t ice-skate. In fact I don’t engage in too many outdoor sports- because, frankly, I have a terrible sense of balance.
I do eat! In fact, I LOVE to eat. I thrill in the adventure of it.
So when my family wanted to go on a ski … Continue Reading ››
I am all excited about a cooking trend that originated in laboratories, in the recent years it has spread out to high-end restaurants, and is finally making its way into home kitchens. It's a technique that employs exact science to create consistent and perfect results each and every time.
Most of us … Continue Reading ››