Archive for the 'food' Category

strawberry macarons

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

Strawberry macarons from Polkadots Cupcake Factory here in Austin.  That’s my bite…total bliss of gluten free yumminess!

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the chutney party

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Welcome to a new December tradition:  the chutney party!

We had eight jars of McQuade’s Chutney, created by an amazing Scottish woman, Alison McQuade, that we met in San Francisco.  Plum and black pepper, persimmon, mandarin and apricot, fig & ginger (my favorite!), habanero (also very yummy)…those are just some of the flavors.

Then we got a bunch of take-out from Tarka Indian Kitchen.  Alina made Manhattans and everyone assembled together to sample the chutneys and enjoy lively conversation.  I think there was even some dancing at one point.  Total success.  We plan to do a foodie exploration every December on the eve of Christmas Eve.

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the kitchen of Food Network chef Shereen Arazm

Saturday, March 16th, 2013

The Food Network is featuring kitchen portraits that I did with chef Shereen Arazm.  The highlight is an immense marble island.  Stylish and completely practical.

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