Bulgaria: Lyutenitsa

Bulgaria: Lyutenitsa

As part of my #LocalFoodieFriday series, I once wrote about a Bulgarian restaurant just minutes from my house that introduced me to a beautiful and rich cuisine for the first time. Sadly, 4 Seasons has since closed. While I am always hurt by the closure 

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 

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, 

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. 

Shishito and Avocado Salsa

Shishito and Avocado Salsa

Happy Mexican Independence Day! Yes, that is today, September 16th. Not Cinco de Mayo. In fact, Cinco de Mayo isn’t really a holiday in Mexico, it’s mostly a way for Americans to get drunk on tequila. I’ve been guilty myself of buying chips and salsa 

Cranberry Brie Bombs

Cranberry Brie Bombs

When I first started developing this recipe, I wanted to make my own bread. That’s the Great British Bake-Off fan in me talking; I’m always inspired to do all kinds of crazy things when I’m finished watching it. And then I realized: What the heck, 

Spanish-style Tapas

Spanish-style Tapas

Welcome back! If you checked out my last blog post (which so so many of you did and I love you for it), you know that the first stop on my recent honeymoon to Europe was a gorgeous little trip to Barcelona. At the end