Explore the destinations, meet the local people, and cook with ingredients that have inspired me throughout my career.

Joanne's Journal

The Magic of Travel

The Magic of Travel

“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller” – Ibn Battuta

published on: 3 weeks, 3 days ago view Entry

A Zest for Life

A Zest for Life

“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller” – Ibn Battuta

published on: 5 months, 2 weeks ago view Entry

Conversation with Alice Waters

Conversation with Alice Waters

I just got a job cooking at Chez Panisse!

published on: 9 months, 3 weeks ago view Entry

Perfect Paella

Perfect Paella

Food and Friends

published on: 1 year, 1 month ago view Entry

Love and Chocolate

Love and Chocolate

Little Chocolate Almond Soufflés with Cocoa-Nib Cream

published on: 1 year, 4 months ago view Entry

Keeping Up Traditions

Keeping Up Traditions

Food and Friends

published on: 1 year, 5 months ago view Entry

Ode to Thanks by Pablo Neruda

Ode to Thanks by Pablo Neruda

Ode to Thanks-- a poem by Pablo Neruda

published on: 1 year, 6 months ago view Entry

A Girl Can Dream, Right?

A Girl Can Dream, Right?

Dreaming of travel. Where do you want to go?

published on: 1 year, 8 months ago view Entry

Best Kept Secret in Washington

Best Kept Secret in Washington

Harvest time in Walla Walla, Washington, might be the best kept secret.

published on: 1 year, 8 months ago view Entry