Party catering – some samples.

Posted by on Sep 30, 2006 in food | No Comments

Endive leaves with roquefort quenelles, black grapes and pink pepper. Falafel with baba ganoush (eggplant caviar) and paprika. Cucumber – mango – cream cheese makis. Pasta rings with smoked sea bass, feta cheese, black olives and grilled squash. Mini salmon cream cheese bagels. Amaretto tarts. Double chocolate peanut brownies. Cinnamon-fig mini croissants. The preparations above […]

Waiting for California

Posted by on Sep 28, 2006 in prattle | No Comments

As I feel like a house and get bigger by the hour, big as a house, time has been fastforwarding and our so longed for trip to Calif is at the gates. Too bad that both me and my hubby are too busy to prepare anyhow to the departure. I have been working hard these […]

sono una casa

Posted by on Sep 26, 2006 in italian, life | No Comments

Non se la mia condizione sia dovuta a quella esplosione ormonale che l’inquilino del mio ventre sta creando all’interno della mia chimica cerebrale, fatto sta che mi e’ fuggito anche l’ultimo rimasuglio di voglia di fare qualsivoglia cosa. Ieri, mio giorno libero, anziche’ passarlo a far fruttare ogni minuto, pulendo la casa, aggiustando il lavandino, […]

le vie del cinema (film di venezia e locarno a milano) 2006

Posted by on Sep 17, 2006 in italian, reviews | No Comments

Sono passati due anni da quando ho fatto la prima recensione dei film visti al festival. L’anno scorso ne vidi solo un paio perche’ ero impegnata a fare non so che cosa (Erano due bei film comunque, The constant gardener e Sympathy for Lady Vengeance, terzo film della trilogia tanto da me attesa di Chan-Wook […]

Pregnant Art

Posted by on Sep 5, 2006 in art, life | No Comments

uhray I’m beginning my fourth lunar month.. and feeling great despite the damn flu. I collected shots of this sculptures during our trip to Portugal, in Sintra precisely. The theme is of course, pregnancy. Progesterone and estrogen are coursing through your body at high rates, softening and swelling mucus membranes including those in the nose […]

Porto

Posted by on Sep 3, 2006 in globe-trotting, images | No Comments

Sorry for the delay, I’ve been a bit sick and not allowed to take any medicines… After Lisbona we drove to Porto, stopping at Coimbra for lunch. We ate in a small restaurant, finally tourist-free. Michele ate pork secrets with chestnuts, and I had bacalhau. Remarkable. Musical Instruments in Coimbra