À Table!

Take your pleasure seriously. ~ Charles Eames In French, à table literally means “at the table”. Equivalent to “lunch (or dinner) is ready,” the phrase, à table!, is used in many French homes to let people know when the meal is ready to be eaten. The first time I heard of this phrase, I knew I wanted… Read More

A Lovely Cup of Tea

“If a man has no tea in him, he is incapable of understanding truth and beauty.” —Japanese Proverb My favorite iron kettle is a deep charcoal Japanese tetsubin. Small, heavy and dark, it holds the promise that it will keep my beverage hot longer than it will take for me to empty it. At home… Read More