Notes from the Lake

The official Blog of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

What is your favorite kitchen tool and why? My Chefs Knife, you only need one great sharp knife

What or who inspired you to want to cook? My family, they are farmers. They did lots of cooking.

What is your favorite comfort food? Slowly cooked beans of any kind.

What was you best meal ever in a restaurant? White Truffle Pizza in Tuscany

What is your most used or favorite cookbook? Google, nobody buys cookbooks anymore they just Google them.Cookbooks are more about collecting.

What is…

Exercise for Energy

29th March 2013

Exercise boosts energy levels—it seems contradictory that expending energy can actually lead to feeling more energetic.  However, it’s not just anecdotal reports—plenty of scientific evidence supports the claim.

Activity literally sends energy throughout your body boosting both mental and physical power.  As you start to exercise, your heart beats faster and you start to breathe at a more rapid rate.  Blood and oxygen moves quickly to get to the involved muscles and organs,…

The Life Cycle of Ladybugs

27th March 2013

Do you believe Ladybugs are lucky? Have you ever wondered about a Ladybugs life cycle? Our Director of Flora and Fauna discusses the life cycle of a ladybugs in her latest segment.

Click here to watch the video.