Savoring the tastes of Cuenca; Savoring the moment

Few activities are more satisfying for me than preparing a meal — especially when music is playing in the background and I have a glass of wine close at hand. Savoring the finished product is great, but the act of cooking is equally enjoyable to me. We are challenged to consume in order to live — but we are graced with the gift of appetite. The exercise of nourishing ourselves is rewarded with fulfillment and immediate joy. So, it should come as no surprise that I feel like I am completely in my element when I visit the local mercado.…

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