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Travelogue

Jamaica

Last spring when I saw an ad for a fam to Jamaica, I filled the form thinking a trip south planned for the fall sounded fun. I had never been to Jamaica and all those photos of people horseback riding in the jungle are sitting under waterfalls made it look different from other Caribbean islands. […]

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Travelogue

Morocco

This trip’s story has taken me forever to write…I do not think it has to do with the trip itself but rather with my very busy schedule this winter. So without further ado here it is. This was a fam, called “The Great Moroccan South”, as opposed to another popular tour that would be centered […]

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Food Travel

A wekend in New York City

As I sit in the airport terminal…staring at the dark tarmac…with four hours to wait for a delayed flight…I am trying to convince myself that I can do this without the help of chocolate…or any other sweet treat. I have been pretty good this weekend….and do not want to cave in…..just then…I hear a soft […]

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Food

Cooking class

I had booked 2 cooking demos for this fall, hoping to get ideas for my Christmas parties. The last one was with Thierry Baron the chef at Restaurant Vertige. He is a very pleasant man, unpretentious, and interesting. I am always impressed by restaurant chefs…so I definitely had a favourable prejudice to start with….the ingredients […]