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San Francisco Silent Film Festival – Silent Stars Menu Suggestions

Oh, how I wish I were in San Francisco right now! They are having a super dooper silent film festival at the wonderful Castro Theatre with a truly wonderful line up of movies. The lovely Gary Mayer of Eat Drink Films got in touch recently to ask if I might have some appropriate movie star […]

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Lupe Velez’s Tamale Pie

Did anyone get today’s Independent or Daily Telegraph?  FABULOUS picture of the Shellac Sisters at the Vintage at Goodwood Festival – but would you believe it, I was in the LOO so am not in the picture!  I don’t mind at all, I always look too goofy in photos and it was just gorgeous to […]

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Lupe Velez Tamale Pie

“I have flirt with the whole film colony. Why not? I am not serious. What harm is a little flirting? No I do not kiss many mens. But when I kiss them, they stay kissed!” Ha ha, Lupe is my inspiration today. Partly the quote, but also the coat. I wish I had one of […]

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Lupe Velez’s Tamale Pie

“The first time you buy a house you think how pretty it is and sign the check. The second time you look to see if the basement has termites. It’s the same with men.” I am loving that hat Lupe! Well, I failed in my attempt to make the Velez Pie last night, the filling […]

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