Monthly Archives: March 2014

Portuguese Sweet Bread

My father’s mother’s ancestry was from the Azores and she made the most delicious Portuguese Sweet Bread. I learned how to bake it myself and my children’s eyes light up when I mention it. I just happened to find a … Continue reading

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Irish Soda Bread

On one of my many trips to Ireland I had the pleasure of spending some time at Ballymaloe House. (www.Ballymaloe.com) It is only 20 miles from the historic city of Cork, minutes from the breathtaking south coast, and set in … Continue reading

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Spring in Petaluma

We have had some welcome rain the past few weeks. As a result, Spring is coming on strong here in Sonoma Valley. The grape vines are beginning to bud and there are flowers everywhere. As I drive through the fields … Continue reading

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