I am forever fascinated with food from other cultures. International cuisine reveals so much depth and many unique flavor combinations that delight my culinary curiosity. Continue reading
I thrive on culture shock – it engages my senses and is intensely stimulating. I love arriving in an unfamiliar country and experiencing the sites, the sounds, even the unusual odors! I long for days, even weeks, where life is in sharp contrast to my own. On the occasion of my trip to Colombia, my parents and eight other daring adventure seeking souls accompanied me. My parents inspired my love for travel – naturally, they are one of my favorite companions.
Before I left, everyone I told questioned my judgment. I’m used to the reaction – it is the usual response I get for most of the places I have traveled. I don’t try to explain anymore. Instead, I offer this quote.
“Bizarre travel plans are dancing lessons from God” – Kurt Vonnegut Continue reading
The New Year is almost here so I though we would take a look back at the top 13 posts of 2013. Thanks to all my readers who made this year of blogging so much fun. Continue reading
They say you first “eat with your eyes,” but with today’s recipe I hope you will also taste with your heart.
Before your fork ever touches your food, your senses are anticipating how enjoyable the dish before you will be. You’ll taste with your senses and find delicious flavors. When you taste with your heart, you will feel the love behind the food. Let me explain. Continue reading
A New Year brings the promise of diverse culinary adventures. I thought before we move forward it would be fun to look back. Borrowing from a late night host, here are the Top Ten. I hope one of these is your new favorite recipe.
It comes as no surprise to me what this was the most view post of 2012. The Moroccan Snake Pastry is bursting with WOW factor. I mean, who doesn’t want to look like a pastry princess? This recipe is time consuming and worth every second it takes to create it. Continue reading