Savoir Faire: julio 2011

sábado, 30 de julio de 2011

The Esmeralda Frozen Mojito

Because last week was busier than ever and today I feel like a party. Because we just picked more than 80 pounds of tomatoes from our kitchen garden and this means my weekend will be busier than ever, canning again.

domingo, 24 de julio de 2011

Tomato Frenzy: Canning, Canning, Canning!

This has been a very hectic summer. First, we went to Newport Beach then to Avocado Country and La Jolla. Then, the boys’ swim meets, water polo and basketball games. Last weekend we went to Hollywood to see Gustavo Dudamel. And now, all our tomatoes are getting ripe at the same time!

viernes, 22 de julio de 2011

And his Name is Love (Turandot at the Bowl)

When Los Angeles Philharmonic released its 2011 summer program at the Hollywood Bowl, the very first day tickets were on sale we got them to enjoy Gustavo Dudamel conducting Puccini’s last opera.

This was a dream came true. Not only Turandot is my favorite opera. Last summer we missed first Dudamel opera night at the Bowl (Bizet’s Carmen) and this year there is a rumor that La Scala di Milano is trying to steal his brilliant, electrifying baton from LA Phil...

miércoles, 20 de julio de 2011

La Vinotinto

Red wine. This is the name of this delicate, elegant cocktail. It’s also the name and color of my home country national soccer team.

martes, 12 de julio de 2011

Sun Dried Tomatoes and Basil Risotto

As you may know, I don’t really care about meat. I love bacon bits, chorizo bits, prosciutto di ParmaJamón de Jabugo, salami and spaghetti with meatballs...

domingo, 10 de julio de 2011

Spaghetti alla carbonara, La Fenice and Diego Matheuz

I always say that to be happy, you just have to want to be happy, simple.  The reason I made this pasta today is not only because I love it and it makes me and my tummy happy, but because we woke up with a news that made me extremely happy.

lunes, 4 de julio de 2011

Watermelon Mojito and a Happy 4th of July!

When I think of a summer fruit, watermelon comes to my mind. When I think of a summer cocktail, mojitos are first in line. What can be more summer than watermelon and mojitos? The answer is: watermelon mojitos!

domingo, 3 de julio de 2011

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