A harvest stew worthy of thanks

Ratatouille, a vegetable stew from the south of France, is perfect for the harvest season. A cooked mixture of eggplant, zucchini, onion, garlic and basil simmered together in olive oil, it is a tasty example of Mediterranean flavours. Ratatouille can be served many ways: hot as a vegetable side dish or cold as a salad. […]

From the Beach to a royal wedding

I never did receive an invite to the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Maybe my invitation was lost in the mail, but one lucky guy from the Beach attended the ceremony at Windsor Castle in May. You could even say Patrick J. Adams walked the future Duchess of Sussex down the aisle […]

Delicious DIY face masks

Everyone loves a day at the spa – the massages, the facials, those super-soft, fluffy robes. The only problem is, all that pampering comes with a cost and there’s nothing relaxing about a maxed-out credit card! Treating yourself to a spa-like treatment needn’t break the bank and you probably already have the ingredients to whip […]

Wine pairings for your zodiac sign

Let’s admit it…we all check our horoscope now and then. Whether we believe in it or not, it’s always interesting and amusing to see what the stars have to say. What’s more fascinating is what wine you’re likely to sip according to your sign. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) is innovative, unpredictable, independent and extremely social. […]