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Adventures in Eating: Nutmeg Honey Cakes

Portugal is our destination in May, and precious articles stored in our “travel” file are reborn. Portugal was known for its Nutmeg-that was the monopoly the Portuguese had in the 16th century. So coveted was the nut­meg, that they distributed phony charts of the seas surrounding the spice Islands, hoping to steer foreign vessels towards… read more »

Wine with Food: Dessert II | Pairing Tips

Wine with Food: Dessert By Paul Kalemkiarian Sr. | January 1983 The absolute crowning touch to a meal, in my opinion, is the serving of a wine with dessert, or maybe for dessert. It is so much more substantive than the traditional cordials or liqueurs with their loud flavors. The alcohol content is less, and therefore there is… read more »

Recipe: Scripture Cake | Food and Wine Pairing

Adventures in Eating: Scripture Cake by Rosemarie | December 1983 A glorious Holiday Season to all of you faithful readers of this column. My gift to you is this month’s recipe. A real brain twister for all those who are curious and like to do a bit of research. See how easy you have had… read more »