Nadiya’s Stovetop Skillet Cookie

Nadiya’s Stovetop Skillet Cookie

Hello hello, how’s your quarantine?? Hopefully someone is reading this in the future past 2020 and is thinking “what quarantine?” In which case, CONGRATULATIONS, you’re not confined to your house for months on end eating skillet cookie after skillet cookie! For those of us suffering 

Italy: Risotto

Italy: Risotto

Buongiorno! Today’s recipe is a special one to me, because it’s the first one in my #GentGoesGlobal series that I learned to cook straight from the source. Before coronavirus attacked and ruined everything good about the world, my Italian sister-in-law was spending some time in 

Japan: Omuraisu

Japan: Omuraisu

Sometimes recipes pop up in the most delightfully random ways. On Queer Eye: We’re In Japan! Antoni teaches one of the makeover subjects to make omuraisu because his wife has always dreamed of him making her favorite dish for her. It’s a simple way to 

Sweet Tea Syrup

Sweet Tea Syrup

One of my favorite things – and part of the reason I started my #GentGoesGlobal series – is discovering cross-cultural connections. Learning about the similarities that cultures share in regards to food fills me with so much joy and wonder. These similarities develop in a 

Russia: Medovik

Russia: Medovik

What is medovik? Well, for starters, medovik is a challenge. As I mentioned in my post about my award-losing chocolate chip cookies, I hate competition. But what I love is a good personal challenge. That’s why I started following the 52 Weeks of Cooking subreddit. 

Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

I was so excited to call these my Award-Winning Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies. But guess what? THEY AREN’T. Earlier in the year, I took what was a huge leap for me and entered the Kentucky State Fair for the first time. It’s something that 

Cranberry Thumbprint Cookies

Cranberry Thumbprint Cookies

These Cranberry Thumbprint Cookies contain something that was never personally part of my childhood memories: cranberries themselves! It may sound strange, but cranberry sauce was not a holiday staple in my family. To this day, it’s not included in our festive spreads. Corn, mashed potatoes, 

Iran: Sekahnjebin

Iran: Sekahnjebin

Welcome to the first official post of The Gent Goes Global! I have previously done recipes inspired by my trips to the United Kingdom, France, Spain, Germany, and Portugal, but those were conceived before I had the idea for this post series. This starts my 

Vegetarian Döner Kebab

Vegetarian Döner Kebab

Guten Tag, Freunde! If you checked out my recap post about our trip to Germany, you may remember that my favorite food that I had there was less German than it was Turkish. The Turkish döner kebab has become an integral part of German culture, 

Pastéis de Nata

Pastéis de Nata

Bom dia! If you read my recent post recapping my trip to Portugal, then you know that I promised a recipe from my time there so that we could all have a little slice of Portugal in our kitchens at home. For Spain I gave