You Should “Devour Barcelona”

Spanish Tapas

There are tons of restaurants in Barcelona, Spain – and a lot of them are very good. You could take the most popular choice and wade through the crowds of tourists on La Rambla in order to wait in line for a plate of paella. But we suggest a different food experience that will bring … Read more

Jewish Style Artichokes

Jewish Style Artichokes

Jewish Style Artichokes are a staple in Roman cuisine when the favored choke is in season. Here’s a simple recipe to make them at home courtesy of Eating Italy. Like with most Italian cuisine, the number of ingredients is small, while the flavor is large. CARCIOFI ALLA GIUDIA  (Jewish Style Artichokes) Prep time: 20 minutes – … Read more

Tiramisu – Delicious and Easy to Make

Tiramisu Recipe

This recipe comes courtesy of Eating Italy from their “Cooking with Nonna” class. The impressive smooth and creamy dessert is packed with flavor without being too sweet – and is so easy to make. Prep time: 20 minutes and a minimum of 2 hours resting time in refrigerator  Ingredients: 60g / 1⁄4 cup caster/superfine sugar (and an … Read more

Where to Eat in Rome? In The Kitchen – Cooking With Nonna!

Cooking With Nonna

There is no other experience in Rome that will leave you walking away from the table, over-stuffed and happy, with the sensation that you had been on the receiving end of a huge Italian hug, than Cooking with Nonna. For this one evening, no matter where you grew up, you are part of Nonna’s big Italian family. And … Read more

Playa Del Carmen Seafood – La Bamba Jarocha

cazuela de camerones

We walked by La Bamba Jarocha several times. It’s that restaurant in Playa Del Carmen, always packed, with the 70’s bamboo curtains surrounding the exterior. It’s one of those places that we promised ourselves that we’d try at some point. But after getting the best recommendation ever (from someone standing behind us in line at … Read more

The Best Al Pastor Tacos in Playa Del Carmen – El Fogón

El Fagon Al Pastor Taco

El Fogón is one of those restaurants that looks pretty unassuming. It has simple tables, an open grill area and it advertises itself as a taqueria (taco shop). And to add to the things that could keep you from steering in – this open grill restaurant is located in hot sunny Playa Del Carmen Mexico. … Read more

Playa Del Carmen’s Skinny Bikini Potatoes

Arrachera Potato

When in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico we’re always on the hunt for new restaurants. There are quite a few to choose from but this one sounded different. We decided we needed to give it a try – particularly because of the name: Skinny Bikini Potatoes. If somehow they had found out a way to deliver … Read more

Romance in a Caribbean Pirate Cave – El Mesón De La Cava

El Meson De La Cava

El Mesón de la Cava. It doesn’t sound like your typical Caribbean dining choice. But, let’s break this down. It’s in a cave – sure. Interesting food selections (not to include jerk chicken – it’s not that kind of place). Why not? Put them together and you have a romantic atmosphere in the center of … Read more

Madrid Tapas Cooking Class

Madrid Tapas Cooking Class

Madrid, Spain’s cuisine is best known for its tapas. Friendly little bars throughout the city offer up small plates with various snacks to go with your drink. They range from a simple bowl of potato chips or olives to a more substantial wedge of Spanish Tortilla (a sort of omelette most commonly made with egg, … Read more

Cooking Lisbon Cooking Class: Deliciously Fun

Lisbon Cooking Class

Sean and I recently took a cooking class with Cooking Lisbon and found we came out with a lot more than full stomachs and a handful of recipes.  We met some wonderful people, got some great travel advice and learned things about the food and culture of Lisbon that made us feel more connected to the … Read more