cuddly as a kick-ass cookbook (because before leaving home I make sure I know where the book is and give it a little tap, to insure myself it’s there, and that it will be there)

cuddly as a kick-ass cookbook (because before leaving home I make sure I know where the book is and give it a little tap, to insure myself it’s there, and that it will be there)

focaccia and a new pope… The day the world got a new Pope, Pope Francis, I baked my very first loaf of focaccia. The pope is going to be the religious and spiritual leader of over one billion people, more than a seventh of the world’s population. He was born in Argentina and is known for … Continue reading

Gourmande, or Bon Vivante?

Gourmande, or Bon Vivante?

gourmand, english a person who enjoys eating and often eats too much. A connoisseur of good food. usage: The words gourmand and gourmetoverlap in meaning but are not identical. Both mean ‘a connoisseur of good food,’ but gourmandmore usually means ‘a person who enjoys eating and often overeats.’  gourmet, french Personne qui sait distinguer et … Continue reading