Posts Tagged “entertaining”

The Art of Name-Dropping
11th Feb 2019

The Art of Name-Dropping

We all have one or two friends who are expert on the social art of name-dropping. You know the ones that talk a thousand words a minute, and give you so much information in 60 seconds to make your head twirl. It doesn’t really matter whether it is tr…

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Fall Lunch at Home
8th Oct 2018

Fall Lunch at Home

Entertaining has always been my passion; I don't need an excuse to invite friends to my house. Creating the menu and setting the table is my way of making sure that my friends are well looked after and feel comfortable during the few hours they are a…

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“Palm Beach” Cheese Puffs
6th Oct 2018

“Palm Beach” Cheese Puffs

The first recipe I learned when I moved to Palm Beach.... ufff a million years ago, was to make these Cheese Puffs. Every house we went to had a version of them, some really fancy, others a bit more casually made, but all in all delicious and the per…

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Let Me Tell You: The White Shirt.
4th Aug 2018

Let Me Tell You: The White Shirt.

As fabulous as a white shirt and a ruffled skirt, as classic as a white candles on the table and as perfect as a white tablecloth.The white shirt goes with everything, from bluejeans to evening skirts and it is always fresh, elegant and oh so modern.…

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Victoria's Favorite (of the week) Summer Salad!
12th Jul 2018

Victoria's Favorite (of the week) Summer Salad!

A delicious and simple salad is all we need for a summer lunch. My new favorite has Bibb and Arugula lettuce, grilled lemon shrimp. fresh figs and tomatoes and a few crumbles of gorgonzola, just enough to give it creaminess but not too much as to ove…

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Pink Avocado & Shrimp Salad
24th Apr 2018

Pink Avocado & Shrimp Salad

The combination of Red Chili Piri Piri and Roasted Garlic Mayonnaise has proven to be a delicious "Pink Sauce" that dresses everything from crab cakes to burgers. Today, we are dressing a healthy and simple shrimp and avocado salad and turning it int…

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Victoria's Perfect First Courses to Serve a Crowd
18th Apr 2018

Victoria's Perfect First Courses to Serve a Crowd

Vodka Shrimp served with Red Chili Piri Piri Delicious, easy to make and elegant cold first courses set the right tone for your dinner party. Our version of the Shrimp Cocktail is served with our spicy Red chili Piri Piri in a cordial (what a fa…

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Victoria's Tips on Flowers for the Table
20th Mar 2018

Victoria's Tips on Flowers for the Table

Victoria's Tips on Flowers for the Table1. Use the same type of flower or the same color in each room. 2. The flowers on the table have to be cut low.- Sit at the table and if you can't see the person across the way, snip the stalks until you do…

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