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Dining In Mikrolimano Bay, Athens at Zefyros Restaurant.

It doesn’t get much better than this! I am with Maria Loi, the Julia Child/Anthony Bourdain of Greece, feasting on the three superb dishes we just made for Season 13 of Sara’s Weeknight Meals. https://www.restaurant-zefiros.gr/

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I Learned How to Make a Layered Cocktail!

Something I have always wanted to learn how to do. I took a class in the Culinary Center on Marina, my Oceania Cruise. The drink, “Galway Blazer Fence Reducer,” has only 3 ingredients: coffee liqueur, Bailey’s Irish Cream and Vodka. It is all how you pour them in….

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Cooking in Mallorca

  Got to prepare escalivada, an egglplant, red pepper side dish with Joan Abrams at Sonmo Olive Estate on Mallorca. He also treated me to a local favorite dessert called Ensaimada, a spiral lard pastry, in this case stuffed with pastry cream. So tasty!

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A Blue and White Town in Tunisia

This is the entrance to a tea house called Cafe de Nattes in the town of Sidi Bou Said. Reminds me of Greece.

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Made the Mallorcan Version of Dirty Rice

over an open fire at the Sonmo Olive Estate in Valdemossa. Here are all the ingredients.

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Gin and Tonics in Barcelona

It’s a thing! After dinner!! But, when the ingredients are so stellar (special local gin, special local tonic) it all makes sense.

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Vermouth and Tapas!

Vermouth is a big deal in Barcelona. I visited a popular bar, Morro Fi, to have a taste with Sam Zucker, an ex pat American and local tour guide. I thought of my Dad, the negroni king.

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Wine Tasting in Santorini

Went to a beautiful winery, Venetsanos Winery, on a cliff in Sanotorini with an incredible view and drank the local dry white wine and vinsanto – the very tasty dessert wine that is only made in Santorini.

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