L. Mawby Green with French Style Cuban Sandwiches (Series)

Local foods, and particularly street foods, connect us deeply with the places we live. Often consisting of humble ingredients and prepared in an efficient manner, they straddle a line between convenience and fine dining, often relying on a powerful punch of flavor from a key ingredient or special condiment for authenticity, and delivered in an […]

Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

I don’t like Sundays. Who does? It’s the last day before a new week starts, before the hustle and bustle of a monday morning, a flood of emails, pointless meetings and never-ending projects. When I start to get the case of the “Sundays”, I think back to when it was the day when, like most […]

Beouf Bourguignon

If you love beef stew, you will love this classic French version, called boeuf bourguignon. Although putting boeuf bourguignon in the same category with common beef stew just doesn’t seem right. The first time I tasted this dish was in Paris, on our 9th wedding anniversary, sitting at a small restaurant near the banks of […]

Hefeweizen Bread with Speck and Emmentaler

I know a few ways to the heart of my husband and two of those ways is Hefeweizen and Bacon (speck).  We’re miles away from home (almost 4400 to be exact), and sometimes you just need comfort food.  I decided to combine a few of his favorite flavors. We are use to sitting down to […]