Standing alone at midnight on a dark, cold train platform somewhere in the Alps, the train bound for Florence pulled in slowly and stopped, with only one door opening near the front car. Scrambling with my luggage in tow to reach the only open door, I was met by a porter who informed me that due to a train strike I would not be boarding my sleeping car as assigned, however a few hundred lire later I was onboard, the sole passenger on a ghost train bound for Florence.
Friday Night Luxe. The beauty of dining in on a Friday night to pasta befitting even your favorite local trattoria – Farfalle with Gorgonzola- and the simple luxury of home. Continue reading Farfalle with Gorganzola
Everyday beauty is all around us and it’s right here in our kitchens. A little jewel, Potato Gratin, bubbling hot from the oven provokes images of comfort and the simple beauty of cooking at home. Bijouxs Basics celebrates the images of cooking at home. Continue reading Bijouxs Basics: Potato Gratin with Green Chile