Could Haggis Really Be English?

Could Haggis Really Be English?

**WARNING** Alarming haggis photo ahead! For centuries, haggis has been Scotland's claim to fame. But, new findings report that this classic Scottish dish may actually be English - ah - gasp! Departed Scots are most certainly rolling in their graves at the mere thought of this. It's not enough that Continue reading

Eating Belgian Chocolate In the Name of Science

Eating Belgian Chocolate In the Name of Science

Calling all chocolate lovers! Researchers in the United Kingdom need your help in discovering the potential health benefits of dark chocolate. No, I'm not joking. As reported in yesterday's Telegraph, Scientists from the University of East Anglia, that's in Norfolk, England, are looking for 40 Continue reading

Italian Food With A Side of Baseball

Italian Food With A Side of Baseball

Bonjour Friends! Since my husband and I are now officially off of our restaurant diet and back to a dining-out budget, we decided to celebrate our success by doing, what else? Going out to dinner!   Seriously, we had planned this dinner nearly a month ago. We drove into the city to meet with Continue reading

Starting My Day the French Way

Starting My Day the French Way

Hello Friends. Just wanted to let you all know that I received a very nice note from Jamie Cat Callan, author of French Women Don't Sleep Alone. I mentioned her book in my post French Women Don't Make Good Tourists from yesterday and she happened to read the post! I was so excited and thrilled to Continue reading

Le Fooding Arrives in the US

Le Fooding Arrives in the US

The recession has taken its toll on industries and individuals alike. And one industry that has taken a substantial blow is the restaurant industry. But, now, a new French concept may help change that. I was sitting on the airplane yesterday morning perusing the in-flight magazine when I came Continue reading

Who Says You Can't Have Cake For Breakfast?

Who Says You Can't Have Cake For Breakfast?

Who Says You Can't Have Cake For Breakfast? Not me - especially when it's a lemon cake! Right now, I am enjoying a lovely piece of Lemon Yogurt Cake - made it myself last night and it is Yummy! I decided to make this particular Barefoot Contessa cake after sampling it several other times at work Continue reading

Breakfast Around the World

Breakfast Around the World

Bonjour everyone! Hope you started your day off with a great breakfast. I sure did and I'm ready to take on the day! Just take a look at what I ate: In addition to my new fav - yummy Greek yogurt -  I had a few cups of hot English Breakfast tea (one of my favorites!). After enjoying my breakfast, Continue reading

My Big NonFat Greek Yogurt

My Big NonFat Greek Yogurt

WEEK 2: On the Path to Finding My Kefi Bonjour everyone! It is so nice to wake up to a very sunny day - even at 5:30 AM the sun was shining and I was off and running - literally. I was out the door by 5:25 AM to run my typical 4-5 miles before heading to work. It was an awesome run and I'm sure Continue reading

Citron Pressé: 5 steps to French Lemonade

Citron Pressé: 5 steps to French Lemonade

WEEK 1: On the Path to Finding My Kefi Bonjour everyone! This week, I brought a little of France right into my own home - and what a treat it was! I decided to make the most of the wonderfully yellow lemons I bought last week and make homemade Citron Pressé - the French version of lemonade. Yes, if Continue reading

Tea Tastes Better in Your Favorite Cup

Tea Tastes Better in Your Favorite Cup

I have collected tea cups and tea pots for years. Now, I adore all of my tea china, but there are one or two tea cups and pots that really stand out as favorites. Each time I make tea in my favorite pot - a simple 4-cup cedar green pot - or sip from my favorite cup - a bright pink cup with gold Continue reading

The British Curry Experience

The British Curry Experience

Like the British, I love a good curry. And, while in London, I witnessed and even experienced first-hand, the British curry craze. This left me with a respect for and curiosity about this saucy cuisine.  Like a Starbucks on Every Corner In London, Indian restaurants touting their "famous curries" Continue reading

French Officials Say "Don't Drink Wine"

French Officials Say "Don't Drink Wine"

French Authorities Advise Citizens to Put a Cork in It France without wine? Mon Dieu - that's blasphemy. Who would have thought that a country full of vineyards and wineries would recommend against drinking their own product? Well, France has done just that! Last week, France's Ministry of Health Continue reading