Going Fishin'

One of our favorite shops to visit in San Diego is Catalina Offshore Products (http://catalinaop.com/). They are known for supporting local and sustainable fisheries, they provide local fresh fish to many of the restaurants in the area, and they are especially known...

All Things Persian

It takes little to remind me of the exotic foods I love to delve into. But the recent Persian New Year, Nowruz, which began on March 20th this year, lasting 13 days, and celebrating Spring and the vernal equinox, had me heading to my local Persian market. Nowruz,...

Cleopatra's Bath Secret

As Queen Cleopatra knew, the legendary Queen of Egypt and the coveted object of many hearts, milk leaves the skin soft with a healthy, sexy glow.  A warm bath in milk was one of her many secrets to beauty and allure. In the arid desert regions where camels thrive,...