Saturday, October 19, 2013

Highlights of a Trip to Kaua'i

Partial view of  Hanalei Bay Resort's most beautiful pool
Another view of the pool where we swam daily

Kayaking the Hanalei River

 Headquarters of Kayak Kauai on the Hanalei River, from a previous trip

Dragon fruit at Kilauea farmers' market

Recycling Center in Princeville not far from our condo

Queen's Bath, a natural pool refreshed by the sea. Many fish make for remarkably good snorkeling.  

Dean swimming in Queen's Bath, which is calm here but treacherous in winter

Enjoying the Limahuli Gardens

Terraced hillside with taro at Limahuli Gardens

Hibiscus in Limahuli Garden

View of Bali Hai from our room at Hanalei Bay Resort

Surfer and dog at Tunnels Beach, not far north of our condo

Clouds over Bali Hai, seen from our lanai

Kauai rainbow from our parking lot

Pleasures not pictured

Macadamia Nut Tart...
homemade pastry crust, gooey caramel center, choke macadamia nuts, cinnamon ice cream— at Hukilau Restaurant in Kapaa 

Ahi and Avocado Pizza with wasabi aioli on a cracker-thin crust at Merrimans in Poipu 

Bouchon's fish and chips  lunch special in Hanalei (fish & chips, chicken fillet, drumettes, and ribs) all for $12 

Mai Tai's everywhere, and great Hawaiian beer,  i.e. Fire Rock pale ale from Kona Brewing Co. and Longboard  lager

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Marcella Hazan 1924-2013

My personal collection of Marcella Hazan's cookbooks...  see more here

                           Grazie Marcella, you've enriched my life immeasurably