Despite my ankle being in a boot, Little Elephant and I did manage to make appetizers for Thanksgiving — with a bit of help from Liza, our nanny; a friend who bought the ingredients; and some inspiration from my last trip home. Ingredients: Pre-made phyllo dough Brie cheese Jam – we used raspberry for the … More Phyllo Mini cups Brie & Jam Recipe
Baldushk is a little village with just under 5,000 people about 30 minutes outside of Tirana, the capital. While discussing our love of Thanksgiving and all the Turkey, stuffing, and food that comes along with it, one of my closest Albanian friends, South Wind, suggested we go to Baldushk. With a snap of the fingers, … More Baldushk
With peas: “How many peas do you have left, hunny?” “7” “What happens if you eat 3?” “Mommy, I have 4 left!” With chunks of meat: “How many bites do I need to take?” “Let’s take 6” “I took 1. Now I only have to take 5.” Bite. “I look 1 more. Now I only … More The downside of math
Last week’s Photo Wednesday wasn’t enough. I had to share this whimsical advertising. So unexpected.
I went to visit the Seiga factory a couple months back. While I really like their food and their ISSO standars. I love their art work and advertising.
A friend and colleague is in town from Kosovo. Instead of having her to the house, per routine, I decided we should go out to dinner. No kids around would allow us to have more meaningful conversation and, plus, I could do it after Little Elephant hit the hay. I choose a tiny little restaurant … More Coincidence
Wow! I had planned to share at least 5 good recipes this month. Without actively following my original goals– I actually met this one. I think I posted three (mushroom bisque and two recipes with pomegranate). I also linked to a ginger trifle and, posting one last one today, will help me reach my official … More Irish Soda Bread– how my Mom makes it