Anthony Bourdain was the traveller that I dream of being

I mostly try to avoid calling a celebrity a hero of mine. Being someone whose work I enjoy does not a hero make, and especially in recent years I am wary of heaping too much praise on (particularly a male) celebrity when I don’t know what they could have been doing behind the scenes on…

Pasta with mushroom sauce and spinach

Although spring is finally here, the nights are still chilly, so my mom and I wanted something warm for dinner. I was in the mood for pasta, and I thought a mushroom sauce might be a nice way to use up the baby bellas in the fridge. But every recipe I looked at used tons…

Homemade potato gnocchi with butter-thyme sauce.

I’ve always wanted to try my hand at homemade pasta. It always seems to show up as a challenge in cooking competition shows (my number 1 semi-guilty pleasure), and it seems like the perfect mix of daunting and rewarding. What better time to give it a go than on a day that looked like this?:…

“What do Germans eat?” “Sausage and beer.”

Previous Posts: Berlin, Germany; Prague, Czech Republic, Munich, Germany and Salzburg, Austria; History This’ll be my last post about spring break (are you bored yet?), and hopefully it’s a fun one: food! Food is something I didn’t really think about when I decided to go to Germany and the Czech Republic for spring break, and…