“Dinner And A Movie” Goes For The Gold! My latest installment of “dinner and a movie” heads overseas for a classic preparation: Quail in puff pastry – a delicious recipe from a Oscar winning film: Babette’s Feast! This classic 1987… Read More ›
The Dark Side Of Michelin Stars! One Chef Rejects Them! A Famous Chef’s Suicide! The Pressure To Cook Three Star Food!
The Magic Of Food! When you see an incredibly inventive dish, created by a world renowned Chef, it makes your mouth water. However, imagine the pressure for these Chefs to turn out incredible food day after day after day… For… Read More ›
Monster Spiders! Glass Beaches! The Top Of The World! Check Out These Wild Eastern European / Central Asian Adventures!
Want To Go To The Top Of The World? Well, you are looking at it! How about taking a fun trip to a glass beach? Or perhaps you just want to see a place known subtly as the “gates of… Read More ›
Time For Another “Dinner And A Movie” – With Julia Child! Here’s one of my favorite installments in the “dinner and a movie” series – because I got to make Julia Child’s legendary beef bourguignon recipe – and see Meryl… Read More ›
Adventures In Russia – “Midnight In Siberia” By Train! A Terrific Memoir! How Russian Culture Feels About The US!
Time To Head To Siberia – by The Legendary Trans-Siberian Railroad! I love travel books, especially when they delve into the real lives of the people who live in the country being visited. In this case, a terrific book hears… Read More ›
Cooking An Iconic Paris “Potato Cake!” Yes, I Tackled The Chez L’Ami Louis “Gateau de Pommes de Terre” Recipe!
Bite Into This Iconic “Potato Cake!” I love potatoes, and this is my all-time favorite dish – a “gateau de pommes de terre” – a “potato cake!” It’s a dish I first had in Paris with my wife Alex at… Read More ›
Easter Feast 2019! Gigot D’Agneau! Galette de Pomme de Terre! Recipes For Your Easter Feast – Ratatouille Too
Time For Our Annual Easter Feast! This has become an annual tradition: a roasted leg of lamb provencal-style, thanks to the incredible Chef/Author Patricia Wells! I am already in miss en place mode on this Easter Sunday – and here… Read More ›