It was a grueling journey down some of the narrowest two-way roads we had experienced on our trip to Ireland. With Ernie behind the wheel of a boat of a rental car and handwritten instructions from the charming, but vague, Irish woman at the restaurant, we managed to arrive […]
Last week at the Marylebone Farmer’s Market, I bought a leg of lamb from the Old Hall Farm, Purveyors of Free Range Home Grown Traditional Rare Breeds and Game out of Kent. That’s a mouthful but you run into that a lot here; small farmers sustainably […]
My American friends think we are tonier than we are. As we live in London they think we spend our weekends at museums and the theater. Not exactly. What really makes a weekend satisfying is going to food markets.
Venturing to a part of the […]
I hadn’t been in Dublin since 1982 when my boss called me to her office and blurted out she was terrified of flying and could I please go to Ireland the next day, Thanksgiving, in her place. I called my husband and said “Save me some leftovers.”
Thanksgiving dinner, 1982 — boiled […]
Oh God why don’t I follow my own advice? I’m bloated, drowzy, crampy and really uncomfortable sitting at Gate 47 at the Denver Airport. The problem: I ate the airplane food on my last flight. I got bumped to first class and somehow thought the food would be better, different, safe. Apparently […]