Valentine's Day 2018 came and went. How did you spend yours? Valentine's Day for us is not normally momentous. I'm the one between us two that gets excited because of our tradition. For as long as I remember, I've always spent Valentine's Day at home with my family. The one, consistent day in the year … Continue reading Love Traditions
In a little over a month from now, it will be the first year anniversary of one of the most beautiful souls I know. On the 7th of January, 2017, friends and family came together, love and laughter filled the air, tears of joy rolled down many a cheek as a lady in a beautiful, … Continue reading My Bestfriend’s Wedding
After coming home from one of the most amazing trips of my life, which luckily was how we spent our honeymoon, I still could not get enough of South Africa! We brought home as many ingestible memories as we could. From the colorful spices that enveloped their barbecued meats in what they call braai and the … Continue reading A Taste of Cape Town
So finding recipes, food inspirations that pride themselves in being "easy" to follow and "easy" to prepare have been my new thing of late. Except, unless you're a trained cook or are Gordon Ramsey, you find that it's actually not that easy to pull off most of them!
I woke up yesterday with a wild craving for Indonesian food. I toyed a lot with the idea of having dinner at Hey Handsome, a great option and maybe my only legitimate experience with Indonesian food before our mini-honeymoon last November. One of the most exciting things for me in learning about a new culture … Continue reading Alsace and Sambal
Adobo is one of the Philippines' most popular, most versatile home-cooked dishes. It comes in many, many forms - pure chicken adobo, pure pork adobo, a combination of both, squid (adobong pusit), adobo puti, adobo flakes etc... More gourmet options include lamb adobo, or ultra reduced sauce. But the basic components are consistent: choice of … Continue reading The Adobo Connection 1
The holidays are long over. The days of seemingly endless celebrations which came in the form of steaks, wine, bubbly, cheese, cold cuts, jamon and more… are long gone. And starting the year right in the form of cleaner eating seem to be the annual trend. My husband and I aren’t exactly the New Year … Continue reading Meat-less meetings
Rosé wine is not the most famous, or the easiest type of wine to sell. In fact, until about 4 years ago, I didn't fully understand what it was. All I knew of it was it was not white wine, nor red wine. Just the right kind of pink, drank chilled. At the right temperature, … Continue reading Rosé afternoons