The date was on my calendar for weeks! On May 18th 2017, Westport Farmers’ Market launched its new season. And just like opening day each year, the market was packed with notable farmers, food and drink vendors, chefs, foodies, media…. and me! 🙂 I wouldn’t … Continue Reading ››
The weather is warming up and I am looking forward to summer! To me, summer is all about warm sun, cool beaches, chilled drinks, BBQ meats and seafood…. LOTS of seafood! Ah! Is there anything better than a hot buttered lobster roll? For many summers past, I … Continue Reading ››
“Molecular Gastronomy blends physics and chemistry to transform the tastes and textures of food. The result? New and innovative dining experiences.” (a quote from http://www.molecularrecipes.com/molecular-gastronomy/)
Hot, warm, cool, crisp, tender, crunchy, soft, spicy, sweet, sour, salty… Mmmmm! It’s not everyday that all these textures, flavors and temperatures come together in one bite, and every subsequent bite, to create a fabulous party in the mouth. A Vietnamese banh mi is a perfect example … Continue Reading ››
It was a beautiful spring morning. I was dressed and out of the house by 9:15 am. Time was of the essence. So, I took the short and scenic drive to my destination. Opened the door and walked in to analyze the situation.
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Connecticut is blessed with tons of gems in the form of farms offering nature’s rich bounty and the many talented chefs who skillfully celebrate those bountiful ingredients in their cooking. I am sure you can imagine how much pleasure it gives me when I tell the world (through my blog) … Continue Reading ››
Well! It’s official! The dates for Connecticut’s most anticipated and my most favorite foodie festival have been announced!
I have watched this festival get bigger, better, classier and tastier 🙂 over the years. And if last 6 years are anything to go by, this … Continue Reading ››
Let’s start with, “what on earth is Banchan"?! It is a Korean, family-style of eating where you have a bunch of small dishes (meats, fish, vegetables) centered around a bowl of cooked rice. Kimchi, of course, is at the table to join the party….always!
There are … Continue Reading ››
It is always a thrill to visit the International Restaurant & Food Service Show In New York. In three action packed days one can get a comprehensive idea of exciting food and beverage trends about to hit the market. Although, I have to admit that, I can only take … Continue Reading ››