Flourless Chocolate Ganache Cake
Adventure in Normal Life / Culinary Creations and Recipes

Flourless Chocolate Ganache Cake

You might say that this is my season of chocolate – since the nip in the air arrived in Boston, I’ve been baking up chocolate in cupcake, brownie, and cake form. I’m sharing this recipe for a gorgeous Flourless Chocolate Ganache Cake that will certainly impress guests at your next holiday gathering. Continue reading

Spiced Apple Compote – Greek Yogurt Parfait with Slow-Cooked Warming Spices
Adventure in Normal Life / Culinary Creations and Recipes

Spiced Apple Compote – Greek Yogurt Parfait with Slow-Cooked Warming Spices

Apples are a delicious, fresh, whole fruit that is available year round. Although they’re a common fruit, there’s nothing common about the varied ways to prepare apples that partner so well with an array of both sweet and savory dishes. Get the recipe for my Spiced Apple Compote, a slow-cooked beauty, right here on Where … Continue reading

Restaurant Le Serpent in Montréal, Québec
Adventure in Normal Life / Good Eats / restaurant review / Travel

Restaurant Le Serpent in Montréal, Québec

257, Rue Prince, Montréal. Tucked in to Rue Prince is Le Serpent, a locale that is slightly hidden amongst industrial buildings in Griffintown, and apparently unassuming from the outside, yet chic and the home of delicious fare inside. From the moment you step in, you know you’re in for a cool dining experience. White brick … Continue reading

Cafe Landwer
Adventure in Normal Life / Boston / Favorite Places / Food / Good Eats

Cafe Landwer

I had the distinct pleasure in September of sampling a feast of fresh new items arriving to Cafe Landwer’s fall menu, prepared by chefs flown in from Israel to cook for us during a whirlwind trip. With two locations on Beacon Street (one by St. Mary’s Street in Brookline, and the other by major transportation center … Continue reading

All we have is now – Seasonal Wisdom, from Summer to You, with Love
Adventure in Normal Life / Reflections / wellness

All we have is now – Seasonal Wisdom, from Summer to You, with Love

“All we have is now” sums up how I think summer feels about us. Summer officially ends September 22. Yet, I feel no need to rush the transition this year into the new season. Continue reading