Parisian Inspired Vegetarian Club Sandwich

During our recent visit to Paris this summer, my daughter Sri and I had lunch and dinner at many of the cafes and restaurants we stumbled upon as we explored the city. One of the restaurants was Angelina on Rue de Rivoli. We liked Angelina so much that we stopped by more than once to … Continue reading Parisian Inspired Vegetarian Club Sandwich

Artichoke & Jalapeño Cream Cheese Sandwich

I made this artichoke jalapeño cream cheese sandwich for lunch more times than I can count when my eldest daughter Sri was in high school. Once Sri went off to college I stopped making these sandwiches completely, there was no need. Then recently while shopping at Costco I came across a tub of the same artichoke … Continue reading Artichoke & Jalapeño Cream Cheese Sandwich

Fried Green Pepper Egg Sandwich

I made a delicious egg sandwich for lunch the other day that looked so good that I took an impromptu photo of it, and then took a bite that was pure bliss for a super hungry gal like myself.  Caramelized shallots with some green bell peppers and shishito peppers all cooked together with eggs, and … Continue reading Fried Green Pepper Egg Sandwich

Exploring Seville, Spain. Off the Beaten Path

Seville, Spain, the largest city in Southern Spain is a cultural goldmine. Flamenco, bull fighting, cathedrals, palaces, all come together in this beautiful city.  Must see sites include the Real Alcazar Palace, Cathedral Seville, Bull Fighting Arena, old town, and Maria Luisa Park.  In this post however I would like to share with you the … Continue reading Exploring Seville, Spain. Off the Beaten Path

Art, Fabrics, Food. Exploring Barrio de Las Letras. The Literary Quarter in Madrid, Spain

During our recent holiday in Spain, Madrid’s Barrio de Las Letras had to be the highlight of our visit to this beautiful city.  The area known as the Literary Quarter is a neighborhood in the center of Madrid where some of Spain’s greatest authors have lived and wrote novels, poems, and works of literature over … Continue reading Art, Fabrics, Food. Exploring Barrio de Las Letras. The Literary Quarter in Madrid, Spain

Picnic in the Vineyard at Clos LaChance Winery in Morgan Hill, California

The scene was set for a beautiful day in the vineyards.  Gorgeous weather with temperatures in the pleasant 70s, sunny with a gentle breeze, a winery with great wine, and friends who were all free to go together for a picnic in the vineyard.  This was my perfect afternoon at Clos LaChance Winery in Morgan … Continue reading Picnic in the Vineyard at Clos LaChance Winery in Morgan Hill, California

Zucchini Asparagus Stir Fry with Panko Parmesan Topping

Looking for a fast and easy side dish to serve with a quiche, sandwich, fish or chicken? This springy green veggie mix is quick, easy and delicious. Just sauté zucchini and asparagus with a little garlic, salt and pepper, then toss in some panko Parmesan topping, and what you end up with is a beautiful … Continue reading Zucchini Asparagus Stir Fry with Panko Parmesan Topping