A Snowy Saturday

What’s better than having a lazy day? Having a lazy day inside, watching huge flakes of snow drift to the ground, French music playing in the background, hands peeling apples and pears, rolling pastry dough, making tarts. This semester finds me in a class about cuisine. How appropriate, right? Well, the assignment for the weekend…

To Kilkenny I Did Ride

I’d recommend listening to this as you continue reading. My friend Emma (yes, same name) and I took the bus with the group to the airport and had our bus tickets to Kilkenny. The plan was Airport-Dublin Centre-Kilkenny. The website said it was possible, so we got the tickets ahead of time. It turns out,…

Thanksgiving Day Meal

Because of the meal last night, we made it simple tonight. I finally got fresh ginger and cardamom! I made chai lattes! Recipe: 3 coins of smashed ginger 8 black tea bags 1 tsp orange zest 1 cinnamon stick (broken) pinch of anise seeds (or one star) 1Tbs honey 1 Tbs vanilla extract 1/2 tsp…