I truly never thought that a grandmother’s love could be this immense. It feels like my grandchildren (I have two now! 10 months and the other 6 weeks)- are twice my children. Is that weird to say? Because that’s how I feel…My babies had babies, so doesn’t that make me double the mom? Wtv the... Continue Reading →
Italian Sunday Meal: No Fuss Lasagna
Who are we kidding- when is lasagna, no fuss? And then, yet...if you prepare some of it in advance, there's hope! For instance, your sauce need not be prepared the day of. Prepare it up to a few days before. Cheese? Grate that mozzarella the night before (or better yet, buy the pre-grated in-a-bag-mozzarella). Same... Continue Reading →
Oberstdorf- Beauty in the Bavarian Alps…
Click Here to see this beautiful hotel: HOTEL MOHREN Being a figure skating mom does have its perks...travelling! Apart from the jet-lag and all the stress that goes along with being a Mom/ Chaperone to an athlete, I really am thankful for the opportunity of visiting so many overseas places. Our last trip was... Continue Reading →
What’s My Fave-Quick-Fix-Getaway?
Where can I get a sunny beach, great food and lots of shopping a few plane hours away from home? Beautiful Florida whispers sweet callings in my ear... It’s my little haven of peace with a good dose of all of the above. I realise that dream getaways involve a lot of downtime and peace... Continue Reading →
Moussa…Who? MOUSSAKA: the Reigning King of Satisfaction!
So some time ago someone decided they wanted a succulent, hearty meal that satisfies not only your appetite but sends explosions of taste throughout your mouth all the while transporting your senses- making you smile, relax and enjoy life...Leave it to the Greeks to invent such a dish! (Is that any surprise?) Presenting: Moussaka! Beware... Continue Reading →
The Greeks Call it Yemista- Healthy Comfort Food
Deliciously filled baked vegetables that hit the spot! Yemista as the Greeks call this rich and satisfying meal is perfect for these nippy cold autumn days. For the record, Italians make this too- they call it, Verdura Ripiena (thought I'd add that in, since today’s cook, yours truly, is Italian;) On that note, my recipe... Continue Reading →