Clean Monday

is considered to be one of the most important feasts all over Greece and Cyprus, each year commencing the forty day period of the Great Lent for the Eastern Greek Orthodox Church. It officially ends all the carousing of Carnival, … Continue reading

Passage to India

It’s a kitschy name for a restaurant but it works—it lured me in and I couldn’t be happier to patronize this local establishment.With such a meticulous art of cooking from the hands of the chef to the hospitable service of … Continue reading

More Than You Like to Think

Unfortunately this statement applies to food we pop into our mouths and a variety of products we apply to our epidermis. We deserve to know precisely what we are eating and to pamper our largest organ with truly natural and … Continue reading

Farewell Masala Chai

  My beloved, blissful decoction of ginger, star anise, cinnamon, peppercorn and cardamom in a multi-striped capsule from Nespresso is gone, gone, gone. A limited edition, which sold out during the holidays, Masala Chai, swooned me with her rich sweet … Continue reading

Simple, Hearty and Restorative

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Just like a homemade bowl of mom’s soup, your nest should make you feel the same! What better time to create this sensation than the first month of the year? Sure you can add fresh blooms for that essential restorative … Continue reading

Tasty, Healthy and on the Go with Horny Goat Weed

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Now that I grasped your attention with this weed… according to legend, its meritorious property was discovered by a Chinese goat herder who noticed sexual activity in his flock after they ate the weed. It is sold as a health … Continue reading

The January Cure–Let’s Get Clean!

…so cliché non? Nonetheless, I charged through the long winter month like a courageous charioteer and it felt exhilarating! My nest is revitalized, refreshed and ready for guests. It was an arduous task but I fervently gripped my chariot reigns … Continue reading