“The First Cup…

The first cup moistens my lips and throat. The second cup breaks my loneliness. The third cup searches my barren entrail but to find therein some thousand volumes of odd ideographs. The fourth cup raises a slight perspiration all the wrongs of life pass out through my pores. At the fifth cup I am purified. […]

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Pico Glatt Mart (West Los Angeles)

Glatt Mart is a little, specialty Kosher market in West LA. They have pretty much all kind of Israeli and Persian products. This is “the place” when I need rose water, teas, spices, nuts and freshly baked bread. I can also find Nutella and the Italian Vicenzovo Ladyfingers, the best ladyfingers for a perfect Tiramisu’ […]

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Tea and Cookies by Rick Rodgers

In Tea and Cookies, acclaimed cookbook author Rick Rodgers celebrates this time-honored combination of beverage and dessert, offering delicious hot and cold tea varieties as well as sweet things to nibble on between sips. Rodgers starts with tea, revealing its rich history and demystifying the process of preparing the perfect cup—from choosing the right tea […]

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