Posted by Victoria Amory on December 15, 2014
Sitting by the fire is my favorite way to spend time with my family and friends.
Some fruits, grapes and small apples, dates and dried fruits, a variety of cheeses and different breads and crackers.-
Sherry adds wonderful depth of flavor to a cheese "buffet".- Oloroso, amontillado and palo courted served at room temperature. Manzanilla us best served very chilled.
I am blessed. Yes, I know.- Traveling for work means going to food halls, scouring farmer's markets and stopping by every specialty food store in search of clients, vendors, ideas, producers, designers and general people in love with...food. Through these travels, I have met wonderful artisans and producers of great products that make our lives a bit [...]
Entertaining for holidays needs to be special without being stressful or complicated, delicious without being fussy or elaborate and festive without pomp. Yes, in my life, it is all about effortless, easy and elegant.- Lots of “e’s” here to tell you that picking a few great items, dressing them up and serving them in a [...]
Winter weekend entertaining at home revolves around the fire place, the kitchen and the bar. Huddled together we warm our hearts (and our tummies) while sipping cold weather cocktails. I love winter evenings when time seems to move slower and the hurried pace of the week melts away.- I also love showing off some new drink or exotic concoction that [...]
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During the Christmas season, that magical time of year when children and adults are giddy with excitement, every dinner at home, even a simple family gathering, has a feeling of festivity. I adore the season with its pomp, traditions, enchantment and anticipation.Christmas is really not just one day; it spans for two weeks. Think about it, during this [...]
Silver accents add glamour, shine and sophistication to my table. I love a bit of shine and shimmer and one or two well-place pieces just do the trick.Here are some samples of table settings that have a little silver.... this is not about overwhelming the table, but just giving it that up-lift to make it [...]
Easy, easy and effortless. I sound like an old broken record! But really, everyday elegant meals and effortless entertaining is all [...]
So excited to be going into Harrods! Here is the press-release we sent out.- P R E S S R E L E A S EVictoria Amory launches her artisanal Condiment Collection at Harrods’ Food Hall in London. Greenwich, CT- For Immediate Release.- Greenwich-based, author, entrepreneur and hostess extraordinaire Victoria Amory will launch her [...]