“A daydream is a meal at which images are eaten. Some of us are gourmets, some gourmands, and a good many take their images precooked out of a can and swallow them down whole, absent-mindedly and with little relish.” ~W.H. Auden Don’t you just love Auden? He really has a way with words. . .making … More A Reverie Restaurant to Remember in Calangute, Goa
This cute restaurant was on our list of places to check out for awhile now. Myself and Magic Man make plenty of trips to the Assagao animal shelter for our beloved fur babies and Soro is near the main junction on the way. The outside looks rustic and glitzy with stringed lights, and I always … More Soro Restaurant, Assagao, Goa: the Village Pub with an elegant twist!
So, I’ve been back in the other Motherland. . .aka America. . .for awhile now. The summer is here and the weather has been delightful. I even got joy from a big whiff of fresh grass straight off the plane. Sounds weird, I’m sure, but we don’t have much grass around us in Goa. We’ve … More Ann Arbor Daze
Two weeks ago, I was having my afternoon siesta with Magic Man and Shanti. It was a hot day in the jungle and the late afternoon sun beat us into a dead sleep. When I finally woke up, I checked my phone and found frantic messages from my brother. Are you up? It’s mom. It’s … More Broken Heart News in Ann Arbor, Michigan
So, I’m starting a little thing. I’m going to document some of my favorite and most delicious dishes that come out of my kitchen. I’ve realized after a year of living in India (OMG) and remembering the 17 years I worked in restaurants, that I don’t really have many go-to recipes that I like to … More Hearty CHICKPEA burgers
It’s Thanksgiving, everyone! Happy Turkey Day! Today is the day that I miss America the most. Being an ex-pat in a tropical, foreign culture has perks like swimming in the ocean in the middle of what would be winter, but it also doesn’t have things like mimosas all day, or hot cider by the fireplace, … More Giving Thanks–Memories of an Expat living in Anjuna, Goa