Blood Orange Cake – Kathy Tsaples

You may be getting a little tied of my blood orange obsession BUT this cake looked so easy I had to give it a go. It was in this week’s


Negroni – We’ll see you in the Spring

This is a repost …just days away! Anon and I soooooo enjoyed Negroni, what a wonderful invention Negroni Week! We are about to embark on Dry July – with exceptions


Buy a Bokja cushion to help Lebanon

Last year, Lebanon’s October Revolution began just as Maria Hibri and Huba Baroudi, the founders of Bokja — a Beirut-based design studio that produces unique pillows and furniture made from

Is Resilience Overrated – New York Times must read!

I want people to be proud of themselves for being resilient. I just don’t want it to be the only option. Illustration Monika Aichele This article is part of a

Reading Elena Ferrante in English? You’re Also Reading Ann Goldstein

The self-effacing translator Ann Goldstein worked with the “My Brilliant Friend” author again for her latest book, “The Lying Life of Adults.” Millions of readers in thrall to Elena Ferrante,