New Year’s Eve & Hand Rolled Chocolate Truffles

On the last day of 2017, I may have chosen a cliché of a film to feature, but I thought it would fit the spirit regardless.  “New Year’s Eve” was a 2011 film that we can watch, and look back on that year as well.  I had not realized the exclusive ensemble cast this film…

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Nine Christmas Movies To Cuddle Up With on Winter Solstice

The cold long night on the Winter Solstice is the perfect evening to cuddle up with a few good movies.  Since this month is forever recognized by the spirit of the holidays and Christmas, nostalgic Christmas movies are ideal for late nights.  What better time to watch your favorite Christmas movies than the longest night…

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Love Actually Movie Chocolate Biscuits

“Whenever I get gloomy with the state of the world, I think about the arrivals gate at Heathrow Airport. General opinion’s starting to make out that we live in a world of hatred and greed, but I don’t see that. It seems to me that love is everywhere. Often, it’s not particularly dignified or newsworthy,…

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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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