Category Archives: Travel

Besides the point

I am a cook and I also have great admiration for a perfect tool (whether in or out of the kitchen, but particularly in.) I have the utmost respect for the focus and artistry of someone who can create an … Continue reading

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Something Rotten in Hungary

I’ve been remiss in this blog , while I did intend to take a breather from writing ,I didn’t imagine it would be for  quite this long~ When I last left off , I  had shared with you that I … Continue reading

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Visions of (actual) Sugarplums Danced in Our Heads

We crowded into the small room and commenced setting up folding chairs to sit in and watch as the Master Pastry Chef manipulated molten sugar into swans, into flowers, into golden braid, and into fruit blown from sugar, light as … Continue reading

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Vietnam has held a deep fascination for me for a very long time and my hope for my recent visit was that I would come away at last with an understanding of this incredibly beautiful and deeply complex country.In short, … Continue reading

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