“Food shared with love satisfies the palate, brings connection to one another and delivers joy to the heart."


Celebrating & Understanding Men and Women Workshops

Lovely decor, delicious food and soothing music of course contribute to a romantic table. So does creating a loving relationship before you sit down at the table. Perhaps because my parents divorced, I’ve made it a point to study how to have happy, satisfying relationships and have read over 100 book on the topic and […]


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Mediterranean Food Pyramid Inspires Med-Mark Food Symbol

Every since my husband James and I met we’ve made it a point to follow the Mediterranean diet of our ancestors. It’s healthy, delicious in our genes and also helps us fit into our jeans! (As I mentioned in my bio, James is an American Greek and I’m an American-Italian Greek home cook.) We are […]


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Romantic Cuisine Goddess Cynthia Daddona and her Mediterranean Picnic for Two to appear in Destination Wine Country

ROMANCING THE TABLE’S(TM) AUTHOR CYNTHIA DADDONA and her Menu to be highlighted in DESTINATION WINE COUNTRY MAGAZINE in a Mediterranean Picnic by the Sea What a delight receiving a call from Destination Wine Country magazine’s Editor asking me to create a Mediterranean Picnic for Two by the Sea. The editor remembered Romancing the Table (TM) […]


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Romantic Goddess Valentine’s Dinner at Home By the Fire

A Happy Goddess Valentine’s Day Dinner at Home with My Greek Hero! What a wonderful Valentines Day my husband and I enjoyed. This was our first Valentines Day as newlyweds and we decided to eat in by the fireplace. For dinner, I made a roasted chicken with baby carrots and potatoes, steamed asparagus, almond-chocolate cookies […]


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Grecian Goddess Greek Village Salad

This is the delicious Greek village salad I made today. I like to call it “The Grecian Goddess Greek Village Salad” It is one of the staples of a healthy Mediterranean diet, known for contributing to living a healthier and longer life. Perfect to eat so you can feel and look like a Greek god […]



Romantic Valentines in Cambria, California

Since Valentine’s this year is in the middle of the week, we decided to go on a romantic weekend before Valentine’s Day. I feel one of the best ways to celebrate your mate and love for each other if time and money permit is with a night or two away. If you can ever get […]


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Answers to what this blog is about.

Greetings epicurean gods and goddesses! Romancing the Table™ is dedicated to exploring the key ingredients romantic dining, destinations, healthy Mediterranean recipes and cooking, love relationships and epicurean stories that delight the palette, heart and soul. Welcome to my blog. My name is Cynthia Daddona. I am a 45 year-old American Italian-Greek newlywed, Mediterranean goddess cook […]


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