Indulgence and Pampering, A Romantic Weekend at Castle Wernberg

Indulgence and Pampering, A Romantic Weekend at Castle Wernberg

Looking for that perfect romantic weekend? Need a night away from the kids? We have found the perfect place for you. Burg Wernberg, in the middle of the Oberpflaz region of Germany, is the perfect overnight getaway. The castle, built […]

12 Variations of Schnitzel or Mmmm… Pork for Every Month Recipes

12 Variations of Schnitzel or Mmmm... Pork for Every Month Recipes

Since moving to Germany, I have discovered that my Mom’s version of Wiener Schnitzel just doesn’t exist in the real world. Seriously, I have no idea where she learned or made up that recipe, but there are so many variations […]

Khinkali Recipe – The Dumpling from Georgia

Khinkali Recipe - Georgian Dumplings

How to Make Meat, Potato, or Cheese Khinkali Dumplings from the Republic of Georgia During our trip to Georgia we were determined to track down a cooking lesson on making Khinkali, those delectable dumplings that are one of their national dishes. […]

Dumplings Around the World – An Eating and Cooking Project

Dumplings from Around the World - The Dumpling Project

Dumplings. I love them. My grandmother made them and taught my mother. My mother made them, although not very often, and she taught me. It’s one of those down-home foods that bring back memories of a steamy kitchen, messy cooking, […]

My First Love – Traditional German Schnitzel and a Recipe!

Traditional German Schnitzel Recipe

What is schnitzel? Well, if you’ve never been to Germany or Austria you may not be familiar with this meat dish. It is a flat, breaded and fried slice of pure goodness, one of my most favorite foods in the […]

Making Mint Tea the Moroccan Way

Want to learn how to make this delicious tea? Click here to learn how!

How many glasses of mint tea will you need before you become tea-drunk? After being in Morocco for a few weeks, even I become a little cranky if I haven’t been offered a glass of tea within milliseconds of arriving….anywhere! […]

Santiago de Compostela and its Tetilla Cheese (and a recipe!)

Santiago Compostela Cheese

 A Gorgeous Town With a Cathedral and Some Cheese! Santiago de Compostela is the number one Christian city in all of Spain. The city is the capital of Galicia and, because of its religious importance, hosts a huge, beautiful cathedral […]

Spanish Breakfast – Tostada

Spanish breakfast

Tostada con tomate y aceite! Mmmmmm! Wandering my way through Spain, on my way to visit some friends, we stopped in Baeza. That very first morning, we went looking to try a typical Spanish breakfast at a nearby café. It […]

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