A not so Ugli afternoon treat

I’m so excited when its Ugli fruit season. Whilst it’s appearance might mislead you the taste certainly won’t. This beautiful fruit is one of my favorite citrus treats. The flesh is so juicy and delicate and if you are lucky to get one perfectly ripe it has wonderfully refreshing bite without the sourness of a…

Rosemary spring chicken with caramelized fennel

One of my favorite dishes is roasted chicken with rosemary. It that brings back memories of spring nights back home in my mothers kitchen. I now love it paired with caramelized fennel and a crisp salad of spinach and granny smith apples.  The rich flavor of fennel is a delicious contrast to the tart apple….

A Birthday is a family affair

Lets face it, the older you get the more likely your birthday will be celebrated by those younger than yourself on behalf of you 🙂 I couldn’t think of any better contenders than my cuties who are always so eager for me share my day. ” Qu’ils mangent de la brioche”  “Let them eat cake!”…

Fabulous Fondue Fun

I thought I would really send the kids into a spin this week and try something I remember with great fondness growing up, Fondue! Every Friday night we would gather and share the delicious treats dipped in velvety chocolate and sigh as the sizzle told us the last bites we fast approaching. Hudson, Chloe and…

Nutella waffle sandwiches / Start the day with a smile

Its day 36 for my wholelifechallenge and Im turning a corner with sharing the experience with my 3 little followers Hudson, Chloe and Lily. At ages 6, 6 and 7 its not always easy to make a full transformation but one small step in the right direction in one less step in the wrong. So lets see how…

How to get through the freeze

  Today the chill burns your cheeks and the only way to get through it is to remember the sunny days shared in Montauk, the best summer ever.