Category Archives: Asparagus

A friend of mine got married on the weekend. It was such a lovely affair, but not in a “stuffy” formal way.. there were smiles and laughter everywhere. One of the best ideas, was the photo booth, where guests could select dress up items and pose for photos. The theme was black and white, tables […]

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Pretty fancy name for a thistle! Artichokes are native to the Mediterranean, so it comes as no surprise that my mother-in-law had a “no recipe” recipe for these beauties. We had a good laugh in our kitchen when she said I needed to bang the artichokes on the corner of the counter… or over a […]

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    ♥ sometimes something precious is tucked… safely away, we think, until we uncover it, it remains obscured. ♥ I’d just finished reading this book.. When God Was a Rabbit, by Sarah Winman and who should I stumble across, but this little fellow whose mother had tucked, camouflaged, against floor and wall but not […]

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I have a wee test for you today. (come on, there’s only one question!) Which of the following answers correctly completes this question: Scientists have proven that: (a) humans have a predisposition for enjoying food that is “hard-wired” into our genes. (b) pleasure stimulates an array of physiological processes directly affecting neuroendocrine, inflammatory, immunological and […]

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Raise your hand if your New Year’s Resolution was to EAT HEALTHY Raise your hand if you had the fortitude to actually EAT HEALTHY You see, I check my Stats every now and then and I’ve noticed a trend… Whenever there are photographs of, say.. a decadent brownie, scrumptious cookie or a luscious cake I […]

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