Whip Smart: Lola Montez Conquers the Spaniards transports us into Spain through the eyes of Lola Montez, the courtesan whose life was lived as much a lie as it was truth. Lola Montez, if that’s her real name, has made a place for herself in the annals of Spanish history. . . .
Suneeta Vaswani charmed us with her first edition of Easy Indian Cooking* in 2004. Her second edition* certainly outdid its own expectations. This cookbook, rereleased by Robert Rose in 2013, contains 30 new chaat (which translates to “to lick”) recipes that are sure to transport . . .
Basically, I am a white tooth's worst nightmare. I am an avid coffee drinker (at least 2 cups a day!), a blueberry/blackberry fiend, and I drink enough red wine to put a Real Housewife to shame. As I've grown older and my habits continued, I started to worry about the brightness . . .
Before picking up Whip Smart: Lola Montez Conquers the Spaniards*, I had never heard of Lola Montez. Turns out she’s one of history’s most interesting women! Kit Brennan takes the unknown parts of Lola’s life as a courtesan, countess, dancer and actress and speculates about what . . .