Food Finds

Food finds from around the world, including restaurant reviews, cooking classes, food tours and recipes.

Spicy Hummus Recipe

Spicy Hummus with Chiles in Adobo Sauce

Hummus is a versatile dish that is easy to love. It makes a wonderful dip for toasted pita squares, tortilla chip or veggie sticks or can be used as a spread for toasted crostini or sandwiches. The basic recipe, featuring pureed garbanzo beans, or chickpeas, combined with the mild nutty flavor of toasted sesame seeds […]
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What to Eat in Malta

Malta is a small island nation located just south of Sicily in the Mediterranean Sea. Its temperate climate, beautiful rocky coast and stunning blue water make it a popular tourist destination. Malta’s friendly and English-speaking natives (Malta was once a British colony) and ancient ruins all add to the islandĀ“s appeal. However, for us, no […]
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No Churn Ice Cream Recipe

Homemade Cheesecake Graham Cracker Ice Cream (No-Churn)

Good news! It’s perfectly possible to make smooth creamy homemade ice cream, without an ice cream machine or manual churning. That’s right, no chunks of ice or runny liquid, or the need to track down a bag of rock salt. The secret is using a can of sweet condensed milk. Better yet, this recipe is […]
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Corn Cilantro Lime Butter

Corn on the Cob with Cilantro Lime Butter

Corn on the cob is one of our favorite summertime dishes. I could make (and have) an entire meal of it alone. Thoughts of the kernels dripping with butter and salt brings so many fond memories of summer meals with family and friends. So why change such a simple and perfectly wonderful way of eating […]
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fresh Mango Salsa

Fresh Mango Serrano Chile Salsa

Nothing takes bland to bold more quickly than a fresh salsa. It can dress up anything from a humble plain tortilla chip, add a huge dose of flavor to a simple garden salad, or bring grilled foods to a whole new level. Best yet, salsas can pull this off while adding few calories and little, […]
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Korean Sriracha Kimchi

Spicy Sriracha Korean Kimchi

Kimchi is a spicy fermented condiment, similar in concept to German sauerkraut. Both of these two cabbage-based foods are used as strong flavor enhancers, but there are sharp differences between the two dishes. Korean kimchi is characterized by its intense spiciness and pungent notes. Traditional kimchi is made with gochujang, which is a paste made […]
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What to Eat in Brussels Belgium

The city of Brussels is not only the capital of Belgium, but also one of the capitals of the European Union. Its location, nestled between Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and France, and allowing for a short Chunnel ride to England, make it perfectly situated for that honor. The ability for Belgium, a relatively small country, […]
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Cretan Cuisine: Best Dishes in Chania Crete

Chania is a northwestern city on the island of Crete. Its stunning rocky coastline, picturesque harbor, and quaint narrow streets charm visitors from around the world. We visited for two weeks, and felt we could have stayed longer, and of course both said over and over that we need to go back. One of the […]
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Wine Tasting in Lisbon Portugal

While Porto in Portugal is known as a popular destination for wine lovers (or more specifically, Port lovers), Lisbon Portugal should not be overlooked as a fantastic destination to partake in the grape. There are quite a few establishments that specialize in the wines of Portugal. If you love wine, it’s a good idea to […]
Sausage Kale Potato Soup

Caldo Verde – Portuguese Kale, Sausage and Potato Soup

  Caldo Verde is a popular Portuguese soup recipe whose name translates simply to “green broth.” The soup gets its characteristic green color from hearty green leafy vegetables in the cabbage family (forms of kale or collard greens are often used). It gets its rich creamy texture from potatoes and a spicy punch from the […]
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