Stories and Recipes

January 2, 2017

Elephant Ear Fish, Vietnamese Summer Rolls, Mekong Delta, Vietnam

“You have lunch today?” Luc, my guide asked. “Of course,” I replied. “Today is special,” Luc told me. “Elephant ear fish.” Elephant ear? I had seen […]
October 31, 2016

Border Crossing–Lobster Lunch in San Diego/Mexico

Border Crossing Usually by eleven in the morning I’ve already started to prepare lunch. I’ll have chopped my vegetables into contrasting bite-sized pieces, washed and rinsed […]
September 27, 2016

Aquatic Theatre–Costa Rica, Ceviche

  You would think that the last thing I’d want to do on a day off was jump on a boat. For the past fourteen years […]
September 1, 2016

Anchovies–Italian Riviera

David opened my eyes that summer in Italy. “We’re here to eat anchovies,” he told me over dinner.  A trip across the Atlantic to eat anchovies? […]