A Day in Portofino, Italy – The view, the Bellinis, the Lunch – La Dolce Vita

Our summer trip this year found us docked off shore at our first port of call and my favorite, Portofino. We tendered to the charming dock from the Oceania – Sirena. I was instantly in love with the beauty of the quaint seaside town. We maneuvered into the port passing many large mega yachts and…

Weeknight Basil Walnut Pesto Pasta – Easy and Delicious

In our house I make the Vegetarian dishes for our daughter. It is always a challenge to think of new things that she will like and are healthy and tasty….. My daughter found this recipe and I’ve kind of tweaked it to our liking. The Walnuts,spinach and “veggie chicken” patty provides protein for the dish….

Vegan Corned Beef and Cabbage aka “Bully Beef and Cabbage”

In Jamaica Bully Beef or tin corned beef and Cabbage is a quick and inexpensive meal option. Bully Beef can be eaten as breakfast, lunch or dinner. In a sandwich or with fried Johnny cakes. I recently discovered a way to make it as a vegan option and it really tastes good! And its quick….

Arroz con Pollo a family favorite.

With such a heavy Latin culture in Miami/Florida area buying the ingredients for making a great Arroz con pollo is pretty easy. Although making the dish does require a bit of prep and standing for quite a bit over the stove. This one is definitely a labor of love! Arroz con Pollo resembles the Spanish…