a thousand words · Africa · childhood · confection · food memories · memories · nougat · pastry school · torrone

A thousand words

“A picture is worth a thousand words.” These words could not be any more true.  I was showing my mom a picture of torrone, an Italian confection made from honey, sugar, egg whites, and nuts (usually toasted almonds).  They can either be hard and brittle or soft and chewy.  These treats can be found in various forms… Continue reading A thousand words

Africa · childhood · Grenada · recharge · The Grenadine Diaries · vacation · Zambia

The Grenadine Diaries: First Impressions

Hello.  Internet is a bit spotty so I don't know how often I can post.  I am currently enraptured by the sounds and the turquoise blue waters that surround my senses.  We are on vacation in Sauteurs, Grenada.  I've never been, so everything is captivating to me. Childhood memories were unexpectedly brought to the forefront… Continue reading The Grenadine Diaries: First Impressions