Category Archive: Food


A little bit of herbal magic on the house with my espresso at La Taberna J & R.  Thank you, Victor, for providing me a little oasis this afternoon! Everything I have had here is… Continue reading


This is what I was tucking into as I called my father to tell him I should have my Mexican passport by next Wednesday.   I had two dear friends sit with me… Continue reading

Cup O’ Woods & Sea

Drink in nature.   The gorgeously delicious clam and mushroom soup at Shin Sen Gumi Yakitori in Fountain Valley… Oh, you are supposed to eat the cabbage they give you between bites of Yakitori (grilled… Continue reading

The Good Life

Nothing better than going to work with sand between one’s toes and Don Julio in one’s belly!!!  

New Year / Last Margaritas

On this last day of visiting with my parents, I asked Poppy if he would make margaritas if I picked the limes.  He, of course, agreed.  Mums told me that when I was ready for… Continue reading


  I asked a friend how I could help today in her kitchen.  She had purchased some fresh chicken and turkey eggs at the market that morning and had just finished washing them… Continue reading

Golden, Arches, Lunch

We are the only people finishing up lunch in the back of a restaurant in a sleepy little square .  A man pops his head into the door and asks me if I want to… Continue reading

Remnant of Breakfast

Chower Your Showtay

This is chote (show-tay) and it likes high tropical forests.  The fruit, hanging loose above, is boiled in water with sugar for a dessert. The locals also dry it, pulverize it, and then put it in… Continue reading

Carpe Diem Daily Haiku~ Icicles

~ on our computers you type about icicles i slurp on a pear   ~  ~  ~  ~  ~  ~  ~ come in warm caress protective icicles melt eyes are slightly wet   ~  ~  ~  ~  ~ … Continue reading

What Could Be Better?

This is the butter I made, and it is delicious!!! I’m wondering if I will buy store-bought butter again. It is easy to do, you can check out how to and the chemistry… Continue reading


पवित्र White पवित्र White is the sum of all colors.  White is reflective.  Therefore, white gives back.  What is it you would like to receive? ~Nina White is the symbol for purity.  In… Continue reading