• “There is nothing more beautiful than a sunset, viewed over a glass of chilled Champagne.”
    Jared M. Brown
  • “Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right.”
    Mark Twain
  • “Champagne is one of the elegant extras in life”
    Charles Dickens
  • “My only regret in life is that I didn’t drink enough Champagne”
    John Maynard Keynes
  • “Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there’s love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.”
    Ella Fitzgerald
  • “I would rather die of passion than of boredom.”
    Vincent Van Gogh
  • "The world can be a beautiful and delicious place when we travel and eat good food together"
    Phil Rosenthal
  • "A recipe has no soul. You, as the cook, must bring soul to the recipe."
    Thomas Keller
  • "The belly rules the mind."
    Spanish Proverb
  • "Good bread is the most fundamentally satisfying of all foods; good bread with fresh butter, the greatest of feasts!"
    James Beard
  • "Life is a combination of magic and pasta."
    Federico Fellini
  • “Age and glasses of wine should never be counted.”
  • “All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.”
    John Gunther
  • “Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread and pumpkin pie.”
    Jim Davis
  • “There is no sincerer love than the love of food.”
    George Bernard Shaw
  • “The secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.”
    Mark Twain
  • “Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.”
    Ernestine Ulmer
  • “Food is not about impressing people. It's about making them feel comfortable."  
    Ina Garten
  • “The meal is not over when I’m full. The meal is over when I hate myself”
    Louis C.K.
  • “I am not a glutton. I am an explorer of food.”
    Erma Bombeck
  • “Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon. “
    Doug Larson
  • “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.”
    Virginia Woolf
  • “We all eat, and it would be a sad waste of opportunity to eat badly.”
    Anna Thomas
  • “One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating.”
    Luciano Pavarotti
  • From an early age I understood that cooking was never going to be a job, it’s a passion.
    Gordon Ramsay
  • “A party without cake is just a meeting.”
    Julia Child
  • “People who love to eat are always the best people.”
    Julia Child
November 1, 2017

Today is World Vegan Day.

November 1st is World Vegan Day
September 6, 2017

Unwrapping bacon’s stranglehold (and 7 other things I’ve had to give up to avoid an untimely death)

Sometimes I do the most.
August 24, 2017

I’ve been goin’ thru it all…

… trying hard not to fall, all I wanted was to ball.
April 2, 2017

Sunday Lunch in Franschhoek

…because a weekend getaway to Cape Town must include a long drawn out lunch on a wine farm.
February 28, 2017

Saltimbocca – ‘jumps in the mouth.’ Ok!

I’ve finally found a dish that has my name in it and it’s freakin’ delicious.
February 21, 2017

Working guy’s guide to lunches: beets and sweet potato salad

This salad gets served with sweet chilli sauce at Roast Café in Melrose Arch, but
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