Food

Best Travel of the Year at Reflections Enroute

Best Travel of the Year at Reflections Enroute

  As this past year comes to a close, Jim and I cannot be happier about what we’ve done, what we’ve seen, and the lessons learned along the way. Who says, “You can’t teach a dog new tricks?” It seems […]

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 […]

All The Incredible Food We Ate in Skåne, Sweden

All The Incredible Food We Ate in Skåne, Sweden

I never knew that Sweden, and especially the Skåne region, would have such an abundance of amazing food. I had grown up eating a few Swedish staples, like pickled herring and buttered flat bread, but I had no idea what […]

A Snack Called Churchkhela

A Snack Called Churchela

If you read our recent post on making Georgian dumplings, then you know that we had to negotiate our way into a restaurant kitchen. The negotiations, made mostly in Georgian by our hotel host, also somehow included making a Georgian […]

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. […]

Problems with Tourist Menus

Problem with Tourist Menus

Stay away from restaurants that have menus in five languages. That’s always a tourist trap. You want to eat where the locals eat ~ Curtis Stone This is one good rule to live by. You know what I’m talking about, […]

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 […]

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