The Book Of Life – Churros with Chocolate Sauce

Back in 2014 we got a glimpse of Mexican culture and Dia De Los Muertos in a film, “The Book of Life”.  With “The Book of Life 2” scheduled to release next year and another seemingly cute look at the ethos of Dia De Los Muertos with the upcoming Fall release of “Coco”, I thought…

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Chocolat Movie & Mayan Chocolate Chili Cupcakes

As Fall is upon us, we turn towards embracing the crisp coolness in the air and look forward to the magic of the Autumn Equinox, which only excites us for the revelries of winter.  A film that permeates the essence of this milieu is Chocolat.  It’s a 2000 British-American romantic comedy-drama film based on the…

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Aloha Movie & Pineapple Angle Food Pie

I’m guilty!  With all that has been going on this month…21 Day Meditation and Giveaway, I missed A Fork & A Flick Friday this month.  Remember that I feature a movie and a complimenting dish the first Friday of each month.  So, late but never least, here is this month’s post. Today our movie is…

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Slumdog Millionaire Movie Night Chai Tea

As I have always been fascinated by the mysticism of the East, I’m also mesmerized by the glitter and dance of Bollywood – the Indian equivalent of Hollywood film and drama.  So, if you are into the Bollywood scene at all you may be aware that we are having a rare Bollywood event in New…

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Under The Tuscan Sun Limoncello

As we stroll into June we can reflect on the many turns that the sixth month of the year represent.  According to the Roman calendar, June is named after the Roman goddess Juno, the goddess of marriage.  Perhaps that is why so many young brides crave a June wedding, aside from the very pleasant weather that…

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Nora Ephron Inspired Maryland Crab Cakes for “You’ve Got Mail” Movie Night

The movie “You’ve Got Mail” has plenty of foodie scenes.  Why wouldn’t it?  The film is directed and co-written by Nora Ephron, who was a food lover and the author of Heartburn, a novel in which recipes are threaded through the whole along with anecdotes which drive the story along and humanize the narrator and lead…

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Beauty and the Beast Inspired Three Cheese Soufflé & Lemon Thyme Green Tea

It’s rare that I feature a film currently showing in theaters, however, the 2017 live action version of the original Disney animated Beauty and the Beast is one of those charming films that I couldn’t resist doing. It takes me back to my childhood days when I watched it repeatedly on video and I’m sort…

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French Kiss Movie Night & Macarons

February’s Pick for A Fork & A Flick is French Kiss. French Kiss was filmed on location in Paris, the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region of southeastern France, and Cannes. With some of the most photogenic cities on earth, and cinematography that makes love to the locations, this film is a charmer for Valentine’s Day. The film’s…

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