I leave tomorrow for five weeks in Martinique, where I’ll be cooking for a group of students. My brother is a professor of archaeology at the University of South Carolina and is leading a dig there. Here’s a picture from my previous cooking gig there in 2005.
Memories of black sand beaches, white sand beaches, rum, coconut sorbet, snorkeling, poulet colombo (creole chicken curry), daily baguettes, and swaying palms lure me back to this lush volcanic island. I’ll post updates when I can, so I hope you’ll check in occasionally.
Also, if you listen to NPR’s “Weekend Edition Sunday,” you may hear me! They are doing a segment on listeners’ summer vacations, and plan to call me in Martinique for a brief interview while I’m there.