Month: March 2017
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 to bake them. How do you make your meatballs? … Read More Spaghetti and Meatballs
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 […] via Chocolate Dipped Baileys Pistachio Shortbread Cookies — Lea … Read More 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 in Bewitched. In my twenties, the 80’s music became a … Read More 10 Famous Women That Inspired My Fashion Style
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 and a snack takes me back there.