Looking for a delicious way to explore a city? Go on a culinary walking tour. Gateway Community College instructor and honorary Food Schmooze® food buddy, Stephen Fries, has been facilitating culinary walking tours through beautiful New Haven for the past eight years.
Mary Colby Bakes Mary Berry’s Easter Simnel Cake
The Easter Simnel Cake is similar to a Christmas fruit cake, but it’s round and a little more interesting, if you ask us. It’s spicy, with a mix of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and cloves or allspice. The fruit cake incorporates layers of almondy marzipan and warm apricot jam, and it would be divine with a good cup of coffee or tea.
Robert Simonson’s 3-Ingredient Cocktails
Every cocktail has a story, and if you’re lucky, you’ve got someone like Robert Simonson, cocktail contributor for the New York Times, telling that story.
A Listener Postcard from Cuba
Food Schmooze® listener and world traveler Pamela Van Zandt of East Hampton, LI, sent us this correspondence from her recent adventure in Cuba.
Recipes for the Resistance: Julia Turshen Connections Food + Activism
When was the last time a cookbook made you want to volunteer your time to a cause or a community in need? Julia Turshen’s Feed the Resistance: Recipes and Ideas for Getting Involved is a cookbook for our time. The resisters here come armed with spoons. And purpose. And an overwhelming desire to make the world a more nourished and nourishing place.
Santa Carolina Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva de Familia is a Super Food-Friendly Red
The Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva de Familia from Santa Carolina Vineyards is juicy yet round with just enough backbone to make it exceptionally food-friendly, from appetizers to entrees and even chocolate desserts. Nice host gift, too.