Heritage Kitchen

St Patrick’s Day, the holiday that has everyone wishing they were Irish,  is fast approaching. It is with that good-natured green envy that I will be sharing Irish morsels of family, food, and travel with you this week.  But first, a few words on Heritage in my Kitchen: I love learning about heritage in the kitchen (my own…

It’s All Good: BOOK REVIEW & CANDY BARS

  Gywneth Paltrow and Julia Turshen wrote a very yummy, good-for-you cookbook called  It’s All Good, published in 2013. It was a follow up to their first smash hit, My Father’s Daughter. The central themes of My Father’s Daughter were family, tradition, and comfort. In It’s All Good Paltrow and Turshen focus on foods that will make you feel…

Afternoons in Aberfeldy

The Watermill in Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Scotland is the glorious combination of bookstore, cafe, art gallery, and design shop. On a  very rainy day out in Perthshire I found myself near Aberfeldy, where, I had read, was an award-winning cafe bookstore and cafe. Had it been a sunny day I would have likely kept going, sunbathing…