Monthly Archives: April 2016

Plate-up and Welcome Friends (April 24 – April 30, 2016)

If you don’t own some decorative oyster plates, you should.  My oyster plates are green tone Longchamp Majolica oyster plates and they are fun to use. With six crevasses in the shape of shells, each crevasse can showcase a culinary … Continue reading

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Toutes les Jolies Fleurs “All The Pretty Flowers” (April 17 – April 23, 2016)

On a hill in Provence, France sits the tiny village of Saint Paul de Venice. A world-famous property called La Colombe d’Or, in the village, welcomes guests, with reservations, from all over the world. Why is La Colombe d’Or so … Continue reading

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Add to Your Cooking Repertoire (April 10 – April 16, 2016)

Welcome spring with saffron. The intensity of the yellow, like a ray of sunshine, can brighten the most mundane dish. Derived from saffron crocus, saffron can be used with rice which can enhance Spanish paella. It can also be used … Continue reading

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Utilize Taste & Smell for Pairings (April 3 – April 9, 2016)

Recently we enjoyed a mozzarella tasting in a restaurant in LA and it was entertaining and delicious. Wine pairings with cheese are most special. I recommend that you start with a good cheese selection: Camembert; Jarlsberg; Gouda; Havarti; Port Salut; … Continue reading

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