Winter in California brings citrus – lemons, oranges, tangerines and limes. This year, I am fortunate to have friends with bountiful backyards and citrus farms that have gifted me with some gorgeous lemons. So, today I shall make mostarda – which is essentially candied fruit with essence of mustard (which a friend brought me from…
We celebrated my mother with a tasty Blueberry Lemon Cake recipe from Food 52 . What did you do today?
Last year I spent a weekend in San Francisco enjoying Little Italy and noticed the North Beach Jazz Mural for the first time. What a cool building. Can’t believe I’ve never noticed it before! The 30 by 40 foot mural was painted in 1987 by Bay Area artist Bill
Recently attended a lunch at Mozza Restaurant in Newport Beach celebrating Nancy Silverton’s new book Mozza at Home. It was so interesting to hear Nancy tell the stories of her food.
Next time you are in San Diego on a Saturday, make a point to stop by the open air Little Italy Mercato.
Grant Street – Little Italy in San Francisco is calling me back. Some day. Soon.
Sometimes it’s not all about travel, it’s about home. Have a wonderful Saturday.
Fiery sunset sizzle at the San Clemente Pier on a hot and sweltering day in San Clemente, CA
San Clemente, CA. Sometimes we just need to unwind… the sea works wonders.