Entries Tagged as 'Food'

Sausage and Mushroom Risotto and Vegetable Broth Recipe

March 13th, 2014 · No Comments

It’s no secret I’m no fan of winter. One of the only things I like about it is the hearty meals, which I why I make a lot of soup (like this one with onions, or mixed legumes, cauliflower, or butternut squash, or using my own chicken stock), lasagnas and pasta baked in the oven, and of […]

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Tags: Entree · Food · Italy · Recipe

Gift Guide for the Coffee Lover

December 10th, 2013 · 9 Comments

It’s high time I did a gift guide for coffee lovers since I have a book for coffee lovers! Most of the things on my Italy Gift Guide are still good choices, but here are some more specific recommendations for the coffee lover. Here’s what I think is essential: A Moka pot Bialetti moka espresso […]

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Tags: Food · Holidays · Tips

20 Moments from Japan

October 9th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Last month I was lucky enough to head to Japan for work, to speak at a WordPress conference in Tokyo. Though it was my first time in Tokyo, it wasn’t my first trip to Japan. Almost 20 years ago, I headed to Japan with my high school choir (yep! I sang regularly for about 15 […]

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Tags: Discovering Food · Food · Travels Abroad

What I’m Craving: Chocolate Chip Cookies from Eric Kayser in Paris

September 8th, 2013 · 4 Comments

Two months ago I had a quick trip to Paris. And now, I can’t stop thinking about a chocolate chip cookie. A chocolate chip cookie? Not a macaron, a croissant, or a lovely little tart? In France? I had good intentions in France, I really did. I went in search of a buttery, crusty croissant […]

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Tags: Food · France · Travels Abroad

Lemon Almond Cake (Gluten Free) Recipe and Making a Recipe your Own

April 17th, 2013 · 7 Comments

Do you feel confident enough to create a recipe from scratch? That was one of the reasons I bought Michael Ruhlman’s “Ratio: The Simple Codes Behind the Craft of Everday Cooking” so I could feel more confident dissecting a recipe and making it my own without messing up the right ratios (and turning a cake […]

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Tags: Dessert · Food · Recipe