Today is Global Champagne Day 2013, so I thought we'd take a time out to talk a bit about one of my favorite things in the world: Champagne! More specifically, Champagne basics! Not all that sparkles is Champagne, we all know this. There are sparkling wines and then there are Champagnes. Champagnes come exclusively from the...

When it comes to cooking, I love to experiment and try new things. I can be found spending entire days in the kitchen, cooking up some more or less elaborate meals for my friends, trying new things, screwing up things and fixing them again. And I'm always looking for new ideas. I spend entirely too...