Category Archives: FOOD

a luvFAB wine prescription

in the swiss alps, there is a lovely venue, le grand chalet-this place is a luvFIND.  i found a breath taking view with a breeze and a luvFAB wine prescription in this charming setting.  the breeze was an added bonus as … Continue reading

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luvFAB recipe

mela-melo salad seves 4-6 ingredients 1 green apple, peeled and cubed 1 pomegranate-seeds only 1/4 cup walnuts, chopped 1/4 cup shaved pecorino cheese 3 cups lightly packed mix of arugula (rocket) and spinach 3 tbs. olive oil 1 tbs. sherry … Continue reading

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just the best

i will agree that just the absolute best is having health and love.  i tend to not want to accept any absolutes, but health and love are absolutes.  and other than these ‘absolute’ best, i find that there is ‘just’ … Continue reading

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luvFAB recipe

  summer strawberry salad serves 6-8 ingredients 5 oz./ 142 gr. baby spinach and arugula (rocket) 3 tbs. extra virgin olive oil 1  tbs. fresh lemon juice zest of 1 lemon 16 oz./454 gr. strawberries, hulled and sliced 2 tbs. balsamic … Continue reading

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Ferran Adrià: NOTES ON CREATIVITY

elBulli was an experience.  a true experience for all the senses.  some years ago, near rosas, spain, at Ferran Adrià ‘s experimental restaurant, i enjoyed an ultra sensorial experience.  not to dramatise, but to this day, it is difficult to speak clearly about this … Continue reading

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presence required

Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire. ~ Francois de La RochefouOcauld just the other day, at a luvFAB venue, Locanda Verde, i was told that i was missed.  my absence was felt.  i interpreted … Continue reading

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the luvFAB diet

there is a dynamic relationship between what we ingest and who we are.  in relation to our diet, we can be attentive of the quantity and nutritional value of the food that we ingest.  this certainly has an effect on our … Continue reading

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luvFAB recipe

tomato and avocado salad serves 4 ingredients 1 pint organic cherry, grape, and/or pear tomatoes (any color), halved or quartered 1 avocado, halved, pitted, peeled, and diced 1/4 cup pitted taggiasca olives, halved 1/2 cup baby arugula, washed, dried, and finely … Continue reading

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an expression of love

There is no spectacle on earth more appealing than that of a beautiful woman in the act of cooking dinner for someone she loves. ~ Tom Wolfe years ago, when i embraced cooking, i realized that everyone was most appreciative of … Continue reading

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luvFAB recipe

asparagus alla milanese serves 4 ingredients asparagus (thin spear) – about 2 lbs. (950 grams; slightly less than 1 kilo) 4 eggs – poached; just set with the yolk still soft  parmesan cheese; room temperature – about 6-8 shavings per … Continue reading

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