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Peppermint Brownie Cake

Peppermint Brownie Cake

Now that the Thanksgiving madness is over, how about some Christmas cheer?? I’ve got just what you need with this peppermint brownie cake. Stand back, pumpkin – it’s peppermint time. I have always been team “the earlier the better” when it comes to the Christmas 

Finland: Porkkanalaatikko

Finland: Porkkanalaatikko

It’s Thanksgiving week with is a HUGE time for food bloggers, and while I could be using it to push a turkey recipe, I’m pumping out yet another #GentGoesGlobal post to freshen up your festive spread with something different. Last time we went to Estonia, 

Estonia: Leviasupp

Estonia: Leviasupp

There’s really not a way to preface this for the non-Estonian mind, so I’m just going to put it out there: today, I’m asking you to make dessert soup out of bread. Yup, that’s leviasupp. When I started brainstorming recipes for my #GentGoesGlobal series, I 

Jaffa Cakes

Jaffa Cakes

It’s finally time for the final recipe from my honeymoon tour of Europe! We’ve made tapas from Spain, macarons from France, pastéis de nata from Portugal, and döner from Germany. Finally, it’s time for the United Kingdom to shine, with Jaffa cakes! Like I mentioned 

Georgia: Khachapuri

Georgia: Khachapuri

If you follow me on Twitter, you know that my account there is mostly Eurovision with a smattering of blog promo. Imagine my surprise when I found another American Eurofan, who tweets mostly about Eurovision, but who also runs a food blog! Tony of The 

Pumpkin Spice Truffles

Pumpkin Spice Truffles

It’s November, which means it’s full-on Christmas time in my house! We’re that crazy house with the tree up and the lights out before Halloween’s even over. It comes from years of working retail and feeling like the hectic nature of the season takes away 

Ghana: Peanut Stew

Ghana: Peanut Stew

I am very passionate about the cultures of the world. I am a religious follower of the Eurovision Song Contest (as those that follow me on Twitter can attest to). I majored in international studies in college. I try to make sure artists and authors 

China: Cong You Bing (Scallion Pancakes)

China: Cong You Bing (Scallion Pancakes)

A few months ago my friend told us she was bringing scallion pancakes for us to try. I was so excited because I had small spring onions growing in my garden that I had no idea what to do with. But when she turned up, 

Butternut Squash Risotto

Butternut Squash Risotto

Hello hello! If you’re a repeat visitor to this blog then you know that I love seasonal eating. Nothing tastes better than fresh produce. But in the fall and winter, it can sometimes feel difficult to eat seasonally – and colorfully. The world outside looks 

Sweet Potato Pastry Kites

Sweet Potato Pastry Kites

Sometimes watching too many episodes of The Great British Bake-off will really take you places you never thought you’d go. I’m currently following along with the latest season on Netflix (Peter and Hermine are my favs), but just one episode a week isn’t cutting it.