Almost missed a momentous event amid the routine of supper prep.
Well, we had roast turkey, sausages, gravy, apple-celery-bacon cornbread stuffing with cashews and cranberries, Amish sweet potatoes with apple and mace, mashed potatoes, squash with crystallised ginger, green beans almondine, broccoli, cranberry-orange relish, the obligatory creamed onions (which, I understand, is an Upstate New York addition), and mince-peach pie, apple-cherry pie, and of course, pumpkin… Continue reading American Thanksgiving in a Non American Country
Some people never die, do they! I’ve known a host of beautiful people who have profoundly influenced my life, who still feel very close to me now. One such person is the talented Sophie, brilliant Bletchley Park code breaker, surrogate grandmother to our children, and the most humble, self-effacing person I’ve ever known. Sophie is… Continue reading A Community of Memories
I don’t know when I started eating food on the go: Was it hiking through Indian monsoon rains as a teenager with a pack that started out at 40lbs, carrying everything we needed for three days in the Himalayan foothills? Or Mom’s baked bean casserole studded with ham or bacon, and laced with molasses, the… Continue reading Good to Go