Leeks from a Greek Kitchen

During the Age of Glass, everyone believed some part of him or her to be extremely fragile. For some it was a hand, for others a femur, yet others believed it was their noses that were made of glass. The Age of Glass followed the Stone Age as an evolutionary corrective, introducing into human relations…

Feeling like a Francophile

   I sometimes wonder, given all the things I have to do on a daily basis, why I keep this blog up. I ask myself some questions, exploring the possibility that I'm perhaps not focusing my energy in the right direction...Should I be dissertating more? Spending more time exercising? Consuming less butter? But then I…

Baker, Foiled

I have a Castle of Silence, flanked by a lofty keep,And across the drawbridge lieth the lovely chamber of sleep; Its walls are draped in legends woven in threads of gold.Legends beloved in dreamland, in the tranquil days of old.-Daniel O'Connell Although I enjoy cooking, baking is my true passion. Cookies, cakes, breads, cupcakes, muffins, scones,…