….for those of you who didn’t grow up in england, here are a few of team gloria’s most loved food writers that you might (or might not) have heard of: 1. Nigel Slater is a glorious sensualist (Nigel writes for The Guardian and its sister Sunday newspaper in England, The Observer) here’s an example of his richly … Continue reading sensualist gourmands: nigel slater, sybille bedford, rowley leigh and elizabeth david
darlings *looksquicklytocamera4withashysmile* s o me b o d y h a s s e e n i t. *gasps* and we just Happened to have called them (such are the mysterious and delicious ways of Serendipity) and they whispered that they had a copy on their desk. (they were near the Warehouse when … Continue reading what not to say when someone you know has a book deal.
darlings no time to talk. forgive. we got back very late last night (later because of the Halloween Parade which we COMPLETELY forgot went through our ‘hood and so the traffic was immense and the costumes curiously interesting). where we we? oh. *saidvaguely* about 100 miles south of Here. consulting. we weren’t consulting (we wouldn’t … Continue reading back from 100 miles south of los angeles and packed for the Next Trip
darlings it’s saturday in los angeles (09:42 am, precisely, as the Speaking Clock used to say in England). we’re meant to be somewhere but we decided to stay here. it’s already hot and sunny outside – but cool in here by the vintage-looking fan (not shown). too hot to wear pearls or even earrings – … Continue reading feeling lusciously languorous but still definitely literary
darlings we so Rarely check the “stats” pages (we lie) on our blog and IG (instagram) but when we do (frequently) we are Tickled Pink by the sheer International nature of the delicious visitors who drop by – look! Fig. 1 to decode a little (if we were Presenting a PowerPoint – which thankfully our … Continue reading tags and stats and musings.
darlings after the Gorgeous Roses from yesterday at The Huntingdon, we picked up the copy of The Surprising Life of Constance Spry which had arrived from a second-hand bookshop in england a week or so ago and polished it off before breakfast (sometimes books are more nourishing than half a grapefruit or a salted italian … Continue reading considering constance spry.
darlings during our recent sojourn in brooklyn, we had breakfast with Ms. J. Fain (toast and marmalade and tea for us – something with almond milk for her, if we recall correctly) and she made a Special Request. would you write about the books you own? and we thought – Quelle Delightful Request! but then … Continue reading beloved books and forbidden tales.
darlings there’s a Haiku moment over at subliminal coffee today and we decided to join in (a rare occurrence, for us, but we Do Try from time to time to be more of a “team-player”). here’s ours (the theme is ORIGIN): marmalade begins oranges and sugar sweet ends on toast chez nous now – to … Continue reading (breakfast) haiku and a week-with-a-windfall (fantasy roadtrip to Portofino in two delicious vintage cars)
darlings quelle surprise! dearest Aubrey sent a billet doux on a white charger through hill and dale and via the moors and over Laurel Canyon and down into where we reside with a Nomination for a liebster blog award-ness. now Aubrey was Nominated by some delightful powdered wigs and deposed heads of state so we Rushed … Continue reading at the request of dear aubrey…..
darlings we were on our way to Meet up With Friends on sunday when we noticed a crowd gathering not far from Dean & Deluca a queue/line gathering for some demonstration of culinary skill? – we wondered. or a particularly good batch of baguettes from France? actually it was a piano man. not the original piano … Continue reading man with a dog, a piano and a dream @pianoxamerica