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Some Sugar Sculpture from Bocuse d’Or

These photos are from Bocuse d’Or in 2011. Many have asked for me to share them. Each one is from a different country. When I go through my photos of Sirah and Bocuse d’Or, I contemplate if I will return in 2013. It is difficult not too. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....

The Kennebunkport Festival 2012 Tickets Now On Sale

I’m delighted to be attending this fantastic event. I have checked out this program and it looks wonderful. MDH Experience Art, Food, Wine, and Music – Start Your Summer Maine-Style In a Quintessential Coastal Community Portland, Maine — The Events Team at Maine magazine announced today that tickets for the...

Vermont Maple Syrup -Recipes and Tips, Warm Spiced Rum Cider, Apple Maple Salmon

The Hill Team enjoys meandering along the country trails of Vermont to sample delicious food, especially cheeses and real maple syrup. I recently took a 10 day road trip during peak foliage through the green mountains and many lovely old villages. I learned some new tips for enjoying the robust bouquets of...

Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel 3rd Annual Gingerbread Competition

The Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel has started it’s 3rd Annual Gingerbread Competition. The theme is the “Arizona Centennial.” The train and the village will be back along with the decorated Christmas Tree. This is a time to have fun with your gingerbread talents and artistic skills. If you’ve not made...

Creative Kitchen on Fruit

As I mentioned in my August 24 and 26th, I received some unbelievable fun photos labeled Creative from the Kitchen. The photographer who shared them did not know the photographer who captured these images. So I could not credit. They are too good not to share, so I’ll be sharing a few at a time. The first...

The Art of Olive Oil Tasting

Wine and food tasting is one of the many pleasures of the life of a travel writer. Olive oil tasting is an art similar to wine tasting in terms of complexity. The Hill Team has been learning about olive oil tasting in Spain, Florida  and the Temecula Valley of California wine country. Sampling delicious...

Review: The Fudge A’Fare

The Fudge A’Fare–the smoothest fudge yet! My appreciation of chocolate did not start off with plain chocolate. It started with fudge. As a child, I was allowed to scrape the pan when my Aunt Leanore was making fudge.  It became my favorite form of chocolate and one that could not be duplicated. Like all...

Valrhona Chocolate Wheel of Flavor

Valrhona is one of the VIP sponsors of Bocuse d’Or and the official partner of the World Pasty Cup that is part of Sirha. Its booth is beautiful, tasty and always crowded. . . . I going to quote their descriptions of the flavor wheel. . The Les Grands Crus Explains Wheel. Tanariva 33% A delectable milk...

LOCAVORE LOVEFEST in Phoenix

…a community committed to good, clean, fair food grown closer to home I received this information from Debbie Bridges of Bridges Media Group. Since I’ve attended some of the Locavore events in Phoenix, I was happy to post this notice. Thank’s Debbie for keeping me in the loop. I get back from Nova Scotia on...

Sirha 2011 transforms its Bakery sector to host the National Bakery Show and Intersuc

Here is another update as to what will be happening in Lyon when we are attending Sirha and Bocuse d’Or. As you can see, our schedule will be full of treats and delights. Sirha, the world hotel and catering exhibition is 22 to 26 January 2011, Eurexpo Lyon, France In the framework of its agreements...

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