Category: Travel + Food

French Crêpes 

French Crêpes 

This post is for my youngest who absolutely loves crêpes. Honestly, I can’t blame him, a crêpe, when made from scratch, is AMAZING! Personally, I prefer a crêpes to pancakes, but my son is an equal fan of both, especially if Nutella is involved. I 

Norwegian Multi-Seed Crispy Bread

Norwegian Multi-Seed Crispy Bread

There are several things that I loved about Denmark; the people, the casual lifestyle, the beautiful architecture and of course the food. Copenhagen itself was a city I had heard so much about and it undoubtedly did not disappoint. For one week, a couple years 

Homemade Muesli

Homemade Muesli

Muesli is a cereal I fell in love with when I traveled to Iceland a few years ago. Iceland is truly an amazing place and I enjoyed everything I did while traveling there. And I loved the special homemade foods. Nutty whole grain goodness was 

Scandinavian-Style Cured Salmon “Gravlax”

Scandinavian-Style Cured Salmon “Gravlax”

A Special Note: With COVID-19 slowly closing in on my Northern California area, I’ve been too distracted to write or post these days. But today, with my boys home from school, the reality of this pandemic is truly settling in. Cancelations of life events makes me 

Malasadas (Hawaiian Donuts)

Malasadas (Hawaiian Donuts)

These babies are malasadas, also known as Hawaiian donuts, and they are divine. Balls of dough that are deep-fried in oil and rolled in granulated sugar, much like a donut, but minus the hole. Malasadas, best served warm, can be found at many roadside stands 

Hungarian Snacking Tray

Hungarian Snacking Tray

A Hungarian snacking tray or “hidegtál” (as its called in Hungary), is cold plate similar to an Italian antipasti plate. A hidegtál can consist of whatever is in your pantry or whatever the chef feels like adding. A snacking tray is, for the most part, a charcuterie board,