Celebrate an era gone by with this elegant Classic Cucumber Sandwich Recipe

Just in time for premiere parties, celebratory afternoon teas, and pre-movie binges,  The Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook, Expanded Edition, will be released September of this year. I’ve just put down my review copy and can’t wait to prepare many of these recipes myself.  I feel a tea party coming on. More importantly though, I am jazzed that I’m able to share a couple of recipes with … Continue reading Celebrate an era gone by with this elegant Classic Cucumber Sandwich Recipe

Culinary Corner: Annebel Langbein’s Simple Pleasures

Annabel Langbein, New Zealand’s Top Celebrity Chef  released her new cook book, Simple Pleasures in October of last year. Simple Pleasures is the accompanying book to her TV Series which is debuted  the same month across the country.  Through her new book, we now have the opportunity to get to know one of New Zealand’s top Celebrity Chef’s whose style of cooking encompasses her passion of using fresh seasonal ingredients … Continue reading Culinary Corner: Annebel Langbein’s Simple Pleasures

Delicious Reading of Economy Grace and by Ginger Johnson

I love how certain books can whet your appetite not only for food. It gets my brain juice moving in new ways. Tamar Adler’s An Everlasting Meal, Cooking with Economy and Grace is one of those books for me. Ms. Adler’s book was one I first checked out at a local library. Libraries are treasure troves of books of all ilk’s and one of the … Continue reading Delicious Reading of Economy Grace and by Ginger Johnson