Feed on

Archive for December, 2006

On the hunt for pan de jamon, hallacas and ronsito.

Yesterday I spoke to my sister Adriana in Venezuela. I miss my family so much this year that I’m dreaming about the last time we spent Christmas together. We had a grand Christmas dinner and I was in heaven. My mother and sister made 300 hallacas for family and friends. The fillings depend on who’s […]

Perfect Pleasure

At a party I catered recently, twelve people sat around the table, talking, laughing and boisterously enjoying one another’s company. It was one of those gathering where the conversation was so lively, it completely drowned out the music. But when the food arrived at the table and the guests took their first few bites, the […]