Joe’s 50th

Joe's 50th Birthday 5 Januray 2008 Christina has a dinner party for Joe’s 50th Birthday Well, we’re all getting older, and Joe is no exception. So Christina held a party to honor that fact. What else could we do? And it was a great party! As usual,...

Dinner at Joe & Christina’s

Dinner at Joe and Christina's A great evening 7 July 2012 with good food, good wine and good company! Home / Porta Family / Dinner at Joe and Christina’s July 7th, after my dad’s party at Newlands Golf Course for his 95th birthday we were invited to Joe and...

Polenta on the Board

Polenta on the Board Joe and Christina have us over to venture into Traditional Italian Cooking Well, this takes a bit of explaining! In the old days in Italy polenta, just cooked corn meal, was a staple of life, especially amongst the poorer folk. The ground corn...
Bosa 2014

Bosa 2014

Every year Bosa Foods has a Customer Appreciation Day. I did an earlier article on this which you can find here. Last year and this DJ Joe has provided the music for this outdoor party. It is a nice day: sausage in a bun, pop, coffee and music. The Bosa building on...
Abruzzesi Picnic 2014

Abruzzesi Picnic 2014

Today was the Abruzzese picnic. OK, the Marrs and the Blairs will not know about this. So a bit of explanation. Joe is Susan’s son-in-law and he is married to Christina, Susan’s daughter. Joe was born in Italy, in the province of Abruzzo which is about half way down...
Dinner at Joe and Christina’s

Dinner at Joe and Christina’s

Well, the 15th was Father’s day and Christina had us over for dinner. It was a little informal dinner with just us and Joe, Christina and Sabrina. As usual, Christina’s meal was wonderful: lamb and Lasagna. It doesn’t get much better. The lasagna was one Susan had...