Once again, life has quite successfully interrupted my blogging ambitions. But for good reason this time: over the last few weeks, my husband and I have been busily caught up in the details and demands of moving. We have not only moved house, but also our business, and everything is being reestablished in a new… Read More The View of a New Beginning: Quito
These last few weeks I have been absolutely remiss in neglecting my little blogging venture. Writing and recipes have been further from my mind than usual. And like that of everyone else, my time during the last few weeks was consumed by holiday parties, shopping for gifts, travel, sharing time with family, and the all… Read More What It Means To Belong: At Home And In Paradise
In light of recent events, I have been doing a great deal of thinking about the transience of life. Yes, transience. We are born. And we die. Sadly, this is the reality of our existence. Indeed, this may seem like a weighted topic, but life seems incredibly weighted at the moment.
A trip to our local market is filled with enough clamoring sound, stunning colors and perfect ingredients to make any chef’s day. When I first visited, now countless cooking endeavors in the past, I was amazed. I had never seen food sold in such organic form as it is in Ecuador. Of course, I was… Read More How Fresh Food Has Become the Source of My Culinary Inspiration
For a while I have been anxious to step outside the recipe box and indulge in a closer look at food as it relates to culture, namely, Cuban culture. Yes, Cuba. Earlier this year, my husband and I traveled to that remarkable place on our honeymoon and discovered a lot about life and food. Cuba… Read More Things Intrinsically Cuban, In Food and Culture