Food, Desserts, Recipes

Croissant Bread Pudding

If you love bread pudding, you’ll love this more-decadent version. Use day-old croissants if you have them, but fresh work just fine, too. FacebookTwitterPinterest

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November 07. 2018 | By Laura Booras | 0 comments

Appetizers, Food, Recipes

Smoked Salmon Toasts

Suggested wine pairing: 2017 Margerum Riviera Rosé. For the full article and other recipes, click here. Makes 4–6 servings 1 dozen eggs ¾ cup creme fraîche 2 tablespoons mayonnaise ½ cup smoked salmon, chopped 2 tablespoons chopped chives Salt and pepper 1 baguette Put eggs into a large pot and cover with water. Bring to slow boil and cook

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November 06. 2018 | By Laura Booras | 0 comments

Food, Wine

Wine & Seafood Pairing

Please join us on Saturday, October 13, noon to 3pm at the Wine & Seafood Pairing during the Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festival. We are celebrating fall and local seafood with the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum on their beautiful patio overlooking the harbor. FacebookTwitterPinterest

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October 08. 2018 | By | 0 comments

Food, Wine, Other

An Edible Supper Club

Scenes from the August Edible Santa Barbara Supper Club at Ca’ Dario with wines by August Ridge Vineyards. FacebookTwitterPinterest

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August 23. 2018 | By | 0 comments


Time for Tea

“Tea is the elixir of life.”  —Myoan Eisai, Kissa Yojoki (How to Stay Healthy by Drinking Tea) It was a frigid weekend morning. A low-hanging grey sky spat sleet out over London. I waited anxiously for my brother. He was running late, and I was concerned about the driving conditions. FacebookTwitterPinterest

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January 22. 2018 | By Pascale Beale | 0 comments


A Taste of Greece

In the 1920s my great-grandmother and her new husband came to this country from Greece. As a young woman, my proyiayia spoke no English and carried very little to start her new life. A few dear possessions, like her Greek coffeepots and cuttings from her treasured fig tree, were all she had to begin life

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January 07. 2018 | By Laura Booras | 0 comments