The pandemic has negatively affected many folks’ travel plans, but it doesn’t prevent us from dreaming of future peregrinations and making plans for when we can venture forth once again. Here are five destinations that beckon for our wine scribe Jim Walker.
Most passenger ships have been sitting idly at anchor since the Covid-19 pandemic shut down the cruise industry last February. A few cruise lines had hoped to resume operations by year-end, but […]
Gentleman’s Portion: The Cookbook is now available online with more than 90 mostly vegetarian recipes. Here are images for six outstanding main courses from the book.
With the new cookbook almost finished, I discover I’d missed out a great vegetarian pasta sauce.
A dear friend pulls up stakes and heads off to the West Coast. Our wine scribe Jim Walker reminisces about the many vinous adventures and good times they shared.
In my first cookbook, How to Eat Well and Stay Single, I wrote about this communal dish that was popular in the 70s. I think everyone had a special fondue pot, with […]
The English law that says a man’s home is his castle is now even more relevant as the UK descends into further restrictions, locking us up in our homes. Luckily, I was […]
My annual tribute to those who have served in conflict.
We all know that pizza was invented in Naples, Italy. Another of their amazing and popular dishes is eggplant parmesan, and although their claim to its creation is not quite so certain, […]
Domaine de Tara is magnificently situated at the foot of the picturesque ochre hillside village of Roussillon-en-Provence in the heart of the Lubéron Regional Natural Reserve in Provence, France. It faces the […]