Category Archives: For the love of food

My travels are punctuated by food markets, cafes, restaurants and cooking classes

Tea growing in Kenya

Kiambethu Tea Farm   Situated at 2,200 metres, thirty km from nairobi, Kiambethu has been the family home of one of the earliest tea growers in Kenya.  The farm dates back to 1910 and the present house, set amidst beautiful, … Continue reading

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Tea Day

Its always time for tea in my life, but Tea Day, on November 12 at the world’s Fairmont hotels is a lovely way to enjoy a meal steeped in tradition and history.  The Royal York, 100 Front Street. West, Toronto, … Continue reading

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Vogue Magazine declares Queen Street West, Toronto as second coolest in the world

Toronto’s West Queen West has been declared as one of the world’s coolest neighbourhoods by Vogue Magazine. In the magazine’s September 2014 issue, Queen Street West has been ranked second in a list of 15 neighbourhoods from across the world. So, … Continue reading

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Sweet Wisconsin

Craverie Chocolatier Café Located in the small village of Kohler, Wisconsin, this French inspired café is home of the Kohler Original Recipe Chocolates, the definitive chocolate experience in a full service café featuring an assortment of exotic pastries and churned … Continue reading

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Florence cooking class with Fabrezio

We walked along narrow, crooked alley-ways, far from  regular tourist paths of central Florence, scanning  numbers above well worn, often ancient doors.  Workshops with carpenters working on religious statues destined for alters, artists focussing on the canvas in front of … Continue reading

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