Gastronomical experiences are an integral part of any trip to Spain. If you happen to explore northern Spain, bar hopping to eat pintxos (or pinchos) are an absolute must.
With dishes like Moussaka and tzatziki traditional Greek food is some of the best cuisine in the world. These popular foods in Greece are delicious.
Most folks don’t realize, mostly because my husband and I own an Italian restaurant in Northern California, that I am actually only of half Italian decent. My other half is full-on Polish. Being surrounded by ravioli, bruschetta and tiramisu while growing up had left me lost when it came to my knowledge of Polish cuisine.
After watching wrestler’s practice at Hakkaku Sumo Stable in Tokyo, I was hungry. Seeing them huff, puff and sweat actually made my stomach growl and what better thing to eat for [...]
I have eaten plenty of versions on an Americanized Greek Salad where the ingredients were mixed in, or layer on top of, an assortment of leafy greens. And they [...]
I only had five waking hours to spend in Vienna, that is not a lot of time to explore Austria's capital and largest city. No worries. I didn't need a lot of time to do one thing [...]
I have been fortunate enough to have learned how to cook Spanish paella in Barcelona, French macarons in Paris and pad thai in Chiang Mai. So, it is not much [...]
Being a fan of taking cooking classes in other countries, it was no surprise to find myself in Japan learning how to make sushi. What was a surprise was that [...]
It was embarrassingly recent that I learned the difference between macaroons and macarons. The first being the chewy, coconut mound of deliciousness and the latter being the colorful sandwich style cookie known [...]
I don't like raw tomatoes. Really. I may be the only Italian restaurateur who will actually pick out every slice of raw tomato in my antipasto or caprese salad. How dare you put those [...]