Wednesday, March 26, 2014

TASTEABLE: California - Episode 11 Intro

TASTEABLE: California - Episode 11 Intro.  TASTEABLE: California  takes viewers on a weekly tour of California food and wine creators and destinations, including a recipe for Spanish Tortilla from Mundaka Restaurant in Carmel, a recipe for Grilled Prawns with Fresh Polenta from Piacere Restaurant in San Carlos, a visit with the Penfold's wine ambassador and master sommelier from the film SOMM, DLynn Proctor, a chocolate bakery tour with Scharffen Berger Chocolate Maker, and a visit to the SF Chefs Wine and Food Festival.

TASTEABLE: California" airs Fridays at 1pm on KRCB. KRCB public television, Ch. 22/722 on cable and dish), reaching over 2.5 million households in the San Francisco Bay Area and Wine Country, from Santa Cruz to Napa/Sonoma, from San Francisco and Oakland to Livermore and Walnut Creek.

Friday, March 21, 2014

Certified Organic Label GREEN EMBASSY at Vancouver Fashion Week


GREEN EMBASSY is Australia’s first internationally recognized organically certified fashion label, and they rocked the runway at the recent Vancouver Fashion Week.

FBWeb_L_053_7011GREEN EMBASSY is designed, knitted, spun, felted, stitched and embroidered from scratch at her sun-drenched farm in the Western Australian bush. GREEN EMBASSY combines the lack of eco-consciousness missing in the fashion industry with timeless designs, luxury organically certified materials, traditional handmade techniques, and elaborate art into fashionable, wearable pieces.

GREEN EMBASSY uses only the finest materials such as 100% certified organic Australian alpaca, merino, silk and organic natural fibers.  The brand recently had a successful show for EcoLuxe London for London Fashion Week 2014, and is also participated recently in a Seattle for the “Everybody Every Body Fashion Show” where the debut of their Night in The Bush Collection took place.

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Chocolate Beverage Awards: 6-Star Picks

Have a craving to drink or sip your chocolate? Here are two 6-star chocolate beverages from Moonstruck Chocolate Co. and Tisano Chocolate Tea

These ratings were awarded by the judges of the Artisan Chocolate Awards in 2013. More details at

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Monday, March 03, 2014

Mardi Gras Risotto

Our Mardi Gras and Carnival themed risotto helps beckon our palates towards spring.