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Food as Medicine I

on Tue, 02/16/2010 - 20:30

There have been so many medicinal food tidbits that I've wanted to share that I thought a round up of the recent gatherings would be a nice kick off for February (mid-February in any case!). So without further ado, five of my favorites for this month...

Year of the Valentiger

on Sun, 02/14/2010 - 20:30

It is a lovely coincidence to celebrate both (Saint) Valentines Day and the Year of the Tiger on the same day, you can do both, or pick one over the other.

Apparently there are differing opinions on why Saint Valentines Day is celebrated.

Slow Food Movement

on Mon, 02/08/2010 - 20:30

I finally got around to watching Food, Inc.. I think they did a great job, I'm a few months late in saying this, but go watch it if you haven't!

Breakfast in the Winter: Cold vs. Warm

on Thu, 02/04/2010 - 20:30

Since returning from warm and sunny Thailand where having a plate of cool papaya or juicy pomelo for breakfast made sense, I began to flounder on what to nosh on in the (incredibly) cold mornings here in Chicago.

Travelling Medicine: Thailand

on Tue, 01/26/2010 - 20:30

There is so so SO much food in Thailand, and not just any old food, I mean stunning food, that it's been nearly impossible to narrow it down for this post.

Back from Thailand!

on Wed, 01/20/2010 - 20:30

I don't want you to think I've forgotten about this, but I did revel in a long and much needed holiday home to Thailand (with a brief jaunt through Paris for Christmas). I will be compiling some juicy tidbits on just a smidgen of the endless variety of

Oysters in Paris

on Sat, 12/26/2009 - 20:30

We just celebrated a lovely Christmas in Paris. Here is a little taste of what we had, briney and succulent oysters.

Ending on a Sweet Note (Happy 2010!)

on Tue, 12/22/2009 - 17:30

Another year is rolling into it's final days (at least for those going by the Georgian calendar, because in Thailand according to the Buddhist calendar it is 2553 for a little while longer and that's where we're going!). In any case all this has

Tis' the Season.. for a Detox

on Tue, 12/15/2009 - 16:30

Tis' the season for a little .... detox. Heavy foods, lots of imbibing, and a constant parade of opportunities for the two makes for a sometimes great desire to detox.

Tins, Tomatoes, and Soup

on Mon, 12/07/2009 - 17:30

The first snow dropped today! There goes the green, and all color for that matter, for a little to a long while.