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Re-discovering life with my camera.

Inspired by the past

If there is such thing as vacation blues, I am sure I have them.   Since I came back from Europe a week ago I have not been able to … Continue reading

June 19, 2012 · 11 Comments

Everyone ate together at the same time.

Back when I was a little girl, I did not know my father would be the first foodie to influence my life. My father had  high standards about food as … Continue reading

May 7, 2012 · 3 Comments

One to give, the other one to receive.

“Do you want to be happy? Travel with 2 bags, one to give, the other one to receive”  Goethe. One of the things I love about Mexico is how some … Continue reading

May 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Outside the Kitchen

Beekeepers are always searching for good locations for new  bee hives.   Most of the times they choose countryside areas  down Farm Roads where bees can find a wide variety … Continue reading

May 7, 2012 · 4 Comments

Time for good food, a hearty laugh and a great conversation.

When my sons were in pre-school their Montessori guide (today a dear friend) invited them to celebrate her daughter’s 5th birthday party at her family’s restaurant. La Tuna Grill was … Continue reading

April 25, 2012 · 2 Comments

Joyful Living.

On Easter Sunday  I took my camera out and went for a stroll. The local park in town was rejoicing.   As families and friends shared their food,  a simple picnic … Continue reading

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Surprise!

Imagine coming back home from work.   A surprise party is waiting for you in the living room.  As soon as you open the front door the smell of your mother’s … Continue reading

April 24, 2012 · 6 Comments

This little pig…

Learn where your food comes from! This little pig is out on the fields all day.  This little pig only eats grass and grains.  This little pig can come home … Continue reading

April 5, 2012 · 1 Comment

Pedro’s Inspiration.

Pedro Schambon’s passion for organic farming never strays far from his beliefs on helping and teaching underprivileged communities. As busy as he is working the land at My Father’s Farm, … Continue reading

April 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Bees looked happy in Floresville, TX

Two weeks ago I took a field trip to Floresville, TX.   It was a spring day and the countryside looked like a Matisse painting.  We  had had two weeks … Continue reading

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Fresh fish should smell like Watermelon.

If you have ever tried fish, caught and cooked by a local fisherman, you know that few things are better than that.  Fish that is so light and soft, it … Continue reading

April 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Meet Melissa

The day I met Melissa Guerra at her San Antonio home, she was cooking a culinary basket of homemade goods for a nonprofit event at the library.   Melissa is … Continue reading

April 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Let’s enjoy those Tomatoes. Panzanella Salad.

My friend Karla always makes Panzanella salad this time of the year, when tomatoes are at their best.   Karla has a culinary background and is an amazing food stylist.  She … Continue reading

April 3, 2012 · 3 Comments

A new Look!

I visited Elizabeth a month ago at the Culinary Institute of America in San Antonio http://www.ciachef.edu/texas, when she was giving her delicious Brazilian Fish Stew a new look.  I got … Continue reading

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Meet Lynn.

If I had to choose one quality to describe Lynn Forres it would be:  Good taste.   For “Downton Abbey’s” fans, she would be a modern “Lady Lynn” http://www.pbs.org Lynn Forres … Continue reading

March 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

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