My New Sous Vide Obsession

I first read about Sous Vide cooking in a NY Times article about this “new” French cooking technique being used in high end restaurants back in the 90s. I was intrigued but as a home cook it was beyond me to fathom that it could even end up in the home and I thought nothing […]


Global Dining in London

I was back in London last week. Been going quite a bit lately – 3rd time in the last 5 months. I love going back, and these short trips just give me enough to satisfy my cravings. After all, it is my favorite city! Whenever I am there, I plan my week so that I […]


Wall Street Journal Article: Let Them Eat Dog

Read this in The Journal this morning. Thought it was amusing so added it here A modest proposal for tossing Fido in the oven By JONATHAN SAFRAN FOER Despite the fact that it’s perfectly legal in 44 states, eating “man’s best friend” is as taboo as a man eating his best friend. Even the most […]


In Appreciation of Padma Lakshmi

Anyone who is a foodie and watches Top Chef knows who Padma Lakshmi is – former model, cook book author, tv host and just a super sexy, beautiful woman. To top it all, she loves to eat – now that’s sexy! Came across this ad for her (thank you Kedar) and I just felt it […]


Oktoberfest, with a Difference

Last night we got together for our wine club again, though this time we decided on Oktoberfest as our theme and went with beers. Since we’re not sticklers for “rules” we stretched the concept and went with beers, not necessarily German and the German food was not exactly German either. Our core group includes the […]