Salad Dressing With Citrus and Fresh Ginger

Citrus Salad Dressing

I’m probably like most of you. The idea of making my own salad dressing, when there are so many in easy reach on the grocers shelf, seems like a waste of precious time. But here’s an idea that will elevate your salad to a new level – by using the ingredients that you were going to use … Read more

Getting A Taste For Budapest

Danube River, Budapest, Hungary

Have you ever eaten chocolate spiked with tarragon? Or gone to a restaurant where you get a canister of carbonated water that you are supposed to use to mix with your wine? Or eaten cottage cheese covered with chocolate? Then you haven’t been to Budapest. And until recently, neither had I. A Walking Food Tour of Budapest … Read more

Hungry in Hungary? Traditional Cooking in Budapest

Chef Parade Budapest

Before heading to Budapest for the first time, I decided to track down a cooking class. This wasn’t unusual in itself. It’s always a good way to learn about the culture and the food in a new place (and get great restaurant recommendations from the chef – they always know where to eat). But in … Read more

Yummly Online Recipe Box

Yummly

We’ve recently begun adding recipes to our blog in order to share the best souvenir we’ve found from our travels. The flavors! And, since we now travel full-time, they are the only souvenir that we can fit into our bag. Good thing we love to cook! If you haven’t already, sign up for an account … Read more

Sunrise Quesadillas

sunrise-quesadilla

This is an easy Mexican inspired recipe for 2. The crispy tortillas along with fluffy eggs, bacon and mild cheese come together perfectly to make a dish that is great for brunch or a light dinner. Here are some additional Mexican inspired recipes you might enjoy! Pin or bookmark the recipe for later! Previously published by the author in:

Hungarian Goulash Soup

Hungarian Goulash

Goulash is a traditional Hungarian Soup featuring the favorite spice of the regional – paprika. When making this dish it is important to use the freshest Hungarian Style Sweet Paprika you can find. The soup was originally made with lard and thickened with lots of sour cream. Since most of us don’t work on a … Read more

Bunet – Cocoa and Amaretti Pudding

Bunet

Bunet is an Italian Dessert made with cocoa and Amaretti (Italian almond flavored biscuits). The recipe is from the Piedmont Region of Italy and comes courtesy of Chef Daniel Toniolo. He made this dessert for us during one of his Cook And Meet dinner parties that he holds in his home in Prague. This thick baked pudding … Read more

Getting the Best Tastes of Prague in a Day

Prague

In my opinion, there are a few elements that are necessary to have a fantastic day in a new place. The first includes being able to get out on foot, and take in the sights and sounds to get a feel of the destination. Next, I like to find some of the food that the … Read more

Bolognese Sauce Made Simple

easy bolognese sauce

This is a simplified version of the Classic Italian Bolognese Sauce. Full of flavor but you can whip this up in 30 minutes for dinner any night of the week.  Here are a few additional Italian inspired recipes you might enjoy: Pin it for later     The Recipe comes courtesy of our Chef Daniele … Read more

Tagliatelle All’ Arancia

tagliatelle pasta with orange sauce

We were introduced to this dish, translated to Orange Tagliatelle, during a cooking party in Prague. The host, Daniele Toniolo, is an Italian Chef who hosts a Cook And Meet event every Thursday evening. Guests pay a fee in order to participate and indulge in Daniele’s hospitality, the imported foods from his travels to Italy, and his … Read more