Part 2 of my getting back to basics. There are a lot of recipes on meatballs out there, some add milk, parsley, or cheese. Mine is very basic, the usual seasoning, egg, and breadcrumbs. If I’m serving them with pasta I usually fry them before adding to the sauce, but for soups I like toContinue reading “Spaghetti and Meatballs”
Black to the classics. Over the years I’ve made this dish different ways, the other night I chose this recipe because I thought adding the melted cheese on top with bread crumbs would add more flavor. It was delicious! Get the recipe here.
Shorts from St. John and jacket is vintage St. John.
I love the simplicity of this dish, it’s made with three basic ingredients; veal, wine and carrots. Recipe is courtesy of Patricia Wells, Bistro Cooking, taken from bistro La Boutarde.
Oh my goodness, St. Patrick’s Day is nearly here! Today I’ve got a great little treat to share with you – Chocolate Dipped Baileys Pistachio Shortbread Cookies! Yes siree, now we’re cooking with gas! Absolutely scrumptious buttery shortbread cookies, shot through with Pistachios and lashings of Baileys Irish Creme and then dipped in Bailey’s laced […]Continue reading “Chocolate Dipped Baileys Pistachio Shortbread Cookies by Lea & Jay”
Most of my fashion influence came from watching old movies. There’s nothing like watching an old black and white film. Rebecca, Laura and Casablanca are a few of my favorites. Actresses on television sitcoms in the 60 and 70’s were also great influencers; Marlo Thomas on That Girl, Mary Tyler Moore and Elizabeth Montgomery inContinue reading “10 Famous Women That Inspired My Fashion Style”
Part 2 of my teatime series and just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. The recipe calls for 1 1/2 hours in the oven but mine was ready in 1 hour and 15 minutes, so I would keep an eye on it.
Afternoon Tea at The Connaught hotel in Mayfair, London was one of the best afternoons we had on our honeymoon. The hotel, the food, the view of Mayfair, and the impeccable service! A wonderful experience, that I try to recreate on most afternoons. Not as grandeur as in London, but a cup of tea andContinue reading “Banana and Ginger Teabread”
Street Styles from Paris, NYC, London and Milan Fashion Week.