Category: Travel Tales

My Life in Food

IFBC Roundup | Cookbook Giveaway

I spent last weekend in Seattle at the International Food Blogger’s Conference, learning, eating, meeting new friends, and checking …

Sep 28, 2014


International Food Bloggers’ Conference Roundup

Saturday night, two days in, and I could not take one more bite of the perfect cassis ice …

Sep 25, 2013

My Life in Food

The Irony and the Ecstasy

In the last two months, my little blog here has won two social media awards.  Yes!  But… the …

Jul 4, 2013


Simple Moroccan Lentils

I am posting today so that I secretly have an excuse to share this super exciting food discovery: …

Mar 7, 2013

Cooking in Season

Chard with a Spanish-Moorish Twist (Catalan Chard)

This is one of those recipes that I find myself making again and again. There is something so very …

Jan 30, 2013

Cooking in Season

Local Harvest

I adore September. I love the mellow sunshine and cool nights, the blue skies and golden grass, and I …

Sep 30, 2012

My Life in Food

Olive Oil Tasting

“Operation Use-It-Up” has lost some momentum these last three weeks – weeks in which more food made it …

Feb 20, 2012

Cooking in Season

Favourite Food Memories of Italy

Before the year is out, I want to round up the chronicles of my European trip. I had …

Dec 31, 2011

Cooking in Season

Moroccan Cooking Class

One notable thing about my European trip has been the lack of consistent internet connection anywhere. It’s freed up …

Oct 29, 2011

My Life in Food

Madrid in Food

How can I describe my first 24 hours in Madrid without taking up enormous amounts of bandwidth? So …

Oct 12, 2011

Cooking in Season

Fresh Corn Salad

A few days ago, I posted a detailed lesson on how to make frozen niblets out of fresh …

Sep 29, 2010

Digital Kitchen/BBQ Thermometer with Magnet and Clock Timer

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Asian Ingredients: A Guide

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bench scraper

Bench and baking scraper, set of three

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