Archive | February, 2007

FOOD + DRINK, FOOD presentation | February 28, 2007 | by Kim Vallee

Verrines are more than the latest trend in gourmet cuisine

Verrines are more than the latest trend in gourmet cuisine

As I was reading today’s edition of the food section on the Los Angeles Times, I was seduced by the verrines. I was familiar with verrines but I did not know the name of that technique until this morning. First of all, let me explain what a verrine is. This is simply a dessert or [...]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus | February 27, 2007 | by Kim Vallee

Tastespotting: every craving has its shot

Tastespotting: every craving has its shot

One month has past since the launch of the new food venture from NotCot.org called Tastespotting. I visited it a few times already and it is worthy of my recommendations. Tastespotting is a community for cooks and food lover. It is a place to discover new blogs and where people can become stars. You can [...]

FOOD + DRINK, FOOD presentation | February 27, 2007 | by Kim Vallee

La Tartine Gourmande does it again

La Tartine Gourmande does it again

That girl never stops to impress me with her recipes. Her blog is a must read about cooking. In today’s post, Béa shares a wonderful recipe for your next cocktail. You will stand out from the crowd if you serve her Beet Mousse and Radish Mise-en-Bouche at your next party dinner. The fuchsia pink color adds [...]

ENTERTAINING, TABLETOP | February 26, 2007 | by Kim Vallee

Dinner by Design: glamorous events lead to all sorts of dreams

Dinner by Design: glamorous events lead to all sorts of dreams

This week end I spoke to one of my girlfriends that organize fundraising events for a foundation. We discussed Elle Decor’s Dining by Design episode of Behind the Bash that I saw a few weeks ago. A rerun was playing later that day. I told her she has to watch it to see what we could [...]

ENTERTAINING, TABLETOP

February 24, 2007 | by Kim

Unique, Modern Tableware at this...

Unique, Modern Tableware at this Boston’s historic and trendy South End address

Having attention-grabbing tableware make amazing table setting with no pains. As I said before, I believe in the casual luxury movement which [...]

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FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus

February 22, 2007 | by Kim

David Rocco’s Dolce Vita has all the...

David Rocco’s Dolce Vita has all the ingredients

I love traveling, enjoying the best in life like wines and dining. When I am cooking, I prepare tasty meal that are [...]

ENTERTAINING, PAPER goods

February 22, 2007 | by Kim

A quick look at out of ordinary letterpress...

A quick look at out of ordinary letterpress wedding invitations

Invitations set the tone of an event. Sending impressive invitations are a sure bet to ensure a high turnover at your event. [...]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus

February 20, 2007 | by Kim

In need of inspiration to set up a menu:...

In need of inspiration to set up a menu: Leite’s Culinaria comes at your rescue

Maybe it is the winter blues but something we can decide on a menu. I found a great site, Leite’s Culinaria, where [...]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus

February 19, 2007 | by Kim

Lunching on a salad today

Lunching on a salad today

  As I was reading the latest post from a fantastic cooking blog, La Tartine Gourmande, it makes me feel good that [...]

MEDIA buzz, REVIEWS

February 19, 2007 | by Kim

Less skiing, more blogging

Less skiing, more blogging

I hurt myself while skiing last Saturday. As I cannot walk without crutches for the next two weeks, I will be putting [...]

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FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus

February 15, 2007 | by Kim

Marketing temptation for the new Absolut...

Marketing temptation for the new Absolut Pears vodka

Absolut has built his noteworthy brand with inspiring advertising. Although they are not the best vodka, they sell it at a slightly [...]

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ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining

February 14, 2007 | by Kim

Cute Tableware right for Valentine day and...

Cute Tableware right for Valentine day and stylish for every day of the year

While I was reading my daily dose of modern design bloggers, I can across this article about the Hug Salt & Pepper [...]

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