My Paella Travels™
It’s not just food, It’s an experience……. Experience the art of cooking Authentic Spanish Paella with Lisa.
Texas Wine Mistress
Tag along with Lisa as she explores different flares across Tennessee and Texas or wherever her travels may take her.
My Texas Plate
Lisa is passionate about wine and holds the WSET III Advanced Certificate. Lisa is a student of wine.
Wine & Cocktails
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Hello. My name is Lisa. I love good food, wine, spirits, traveling to the wine country, and masterfully created cocktails. Writing articles about food, wine, spirits, cocktails and the local culinary scene in Nashville is something I am passionate about which has given me the opportunity to participate as media to cover several wine and food festivals across the country. Let me know how we can work together to spread the word about your product.
When your travels bring you to Austin be sure to experience the paella scene! Paella is a culinary work of art. It is a feast for the eyes as well as the palate. Although historically created in Spanish town of Valencia ions ago, there are many styles of paella to be experienced. Austin has Read more about The Ultimate Guide to Paella in Austin[…]
Italian Sparkling Rosa Regale with Chocolate Dipped Strawberries for an Intimate Valentine’s Rendezvous!
Hello Valentine! Romance me with Rosa Regale and chocolate-dipped strawberries! Rosa Regale is the ultimate wine for Valentine’s Day and one of the few wines that really does pair with chocolate and strawberries! (repost from February 2015) Rosa Regale is available year round at all wine shops for about $20 Tonight’s the night! Valentine’s night is Read more about Italian Sparkling Rosa Regale with Chocolate Dipped Strawberries for an Intimate Valentine’s Rendezvous![…]
Sample wine This wine-infused dessert is divine! Whip up this this delightfully light and aromatic Italian custard that takes less than 10 minutes because, after all, on Valentine’s you have other things to get to! Valentine’s Day (and night) is almost upon us and will be celebrated in many ways. Friends, lovers and Galentine’s will Read more about Impress Your Valentine with Zabaglione al Moscato Dessert[…]
It’s my favorite time of the year! It’s the Austin Food + Wine Festival April 26 – 28th! Grab your sunscreen, shades, appetite and attend the best wine and food festival in Texas! For 8 years now, the fabulous Austin Food + Wine Festival showcases the best food, wine and spirits around and brings to us Read more about The 8th Annual Austin Food + Wine Festival Announces Line-up, Schedule & Program[…]
Several years ago, I purchased a Smokin Tex small electric smoker and, as it turns out, was probably the most genius purchase I have ever made. My Smokin Tex is small but mighty! I love smoked foods but did not have space for a huge smoker and didn’t really worry about storing wood. My beloved, Read more about Thanks to Smokin Tex This Perfectly Smoked Tenderloin was Front and Center at our Holiday Meal[…]
I am obsessed with Tiki Cocktails! Why not put it in a cake! Boozy desserts are the best. Who doesn’t love a bourbon or rum soaked cake! I kicked it up a several notches and created a Tiki-inspired cake soaked in a buttery Rum Sauce with Passion Fruit Juice and Bitters. For years I’ve made Read more about Aloha! This Boozy Polynesian Passion Tiki Cake and Rum Sauce Will Make Your Day![…]
Entertain your guests in your very own kitchen with Austin’s Paella Performance Chef, Lisa Mays. Open-kitchen restaurants have been very popular and a very and fashionable trend. Invite your guests to a unique dining experience in your own home. Enjoy a “night in” and host a Spanish Cocina Party in your home with your friends. Read more about Host In-Home Paella Parties with My Paella Travels in Your Cocina![…]
If paella makes you as happy as it does us, then head on over to La Bodega Gourmet in Bee Cave for your weekly paella fix. By any bottle of wine and one Seafood Paella and get another Seafood Paella Free! How’s that for the happiest of happy hours! Happy Hour is from 6 to Read more about La Bodega Gourmet Features Seafood Paella Happy Hour Every Wednesday and Thursday[…]