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Category Archives: Travel

SWIMMING WITH CHEESECAKE

A little while ago, I posted a blog about my mother, Anna’s cheesecake recipe. I wrote at the time that it wasKeep reading »

WHERE’S SANDY?

I wasn’t on the balcony with the Queen when she celebrated her 90th birthday. I didn’t schlep along withKeep reading »

THE WORLD’S BEST GUACAMOLE RECIPE. EVER.

Avocados never had it so good. Chocolate Souffle, Easy Peasey Minestrone, Duck Lasagna, my mother’s secret cheesecake.Keep reading »

MAGIC! NOW YOU SEE IT. NOW YOU DON’T.

Step right up for a magical visit to the Escher Museum with me.. His works will amaze you plus they’re in aKeep reading »

LIGHTS! CAMERA! PICASSO! …and Me

Behind the scenes in the making of the movie Picasso Summer. Featuring Albert Finney and Yvette Mimieux in the south ofKeep reading »

True Confessions: How I flunked making pasta in Italy.

Sandra takes you deep into cooking country with this fine and fanciful Duck Lasagna Recipe inspired by GiulianoKeep reading »

My Mother Escaped From Russia With Rags On Her Feet- Part Two

Continued from Part one Ninety years later, my husband and I sailed into St Petersburg harbor on a luxury ship. Now, IKeep reading »

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