Traditional, creamy, dreamy horchata. This is my first non alcoholic drink post! Don’t get me wrong you can add an ounce or two of rum to this and make something great even better but for now let’s focus on plain horchata.
Holy Bao Buns Batman! I’ve been wanting to try and make bao buns at home for awhile. After my great dumpling success I thought heck why not dive right in and make them sooner rather than later!
I’m back, your resident American expat to bring you yet another traditional Irish recipe – Brown Soda Bread. Now, growing up my Great Grandma (whose maiden name was Nolan so you know she was Irish) would to make me and my sisters homemade soda bread. This is one of my first memories. In her later years she’d…
Welcome, welcome – here we are again. This is the second installment of quick recipes. Today we’ll be tackling candied nuts.
This technique can be used to candy basically any nut pecans (like I’m using here), walnuts, cashews, almonds, etc. It’s super quick and easy so there’s really no reason to ever buy candied nuts again. These go great on salad, as a sweet snack or for a gift around the holidays – either way the sweet and salty flavor is addicting.
You guys… I have a confession. I’m totally addicted to dumplings. Yes, I am a dumpling addict. I love them every way steamed, boiled or fried. They are perfect bite size pouches of bursting flavor. I love them so much one time on a trip to Melbourne Australia Chris was working so I decided to check out a famous dumpling shop – alone. I was so overwhelmed with joy I ordered enough dumplings to feed a family of 3, went back to the hotel and ate all of them. No shame in my dumpling game.
Today we’re going to chat about babies… Dutch babies!
These amazing popover is also called a German pancake or a Dutch puff. Either way it’s sweet and perfect for brunch.
Today is a special day for Chris and I, it’s the date we went to the court house and legal got married. To make a long story short we eloped in Paris but since we legally couldn’t get married in France we did it a few months before… so lucky us we have two wedding dates!