Before I traveled to Quebec, I stopped by Buford Highway Farmer's Market to look for interesting snacks and sweet treats to try out with my family. When I was growing up, I wasn't very adventurous. We had our classics and favorites and generally stuck to them. That's why I thought it would be interesting to… Continue reading Quebec Part 2: Tasting Mystery Snacks with My Family
Handpies. The perfect way to indulge in some comfort food, without eating a whole pie (unless you eat them all in one sitting). During my mom's visit, I was reminded of my love for mini pies, as I introduced her to Biltong Bar and their scrumptious beef bobotie hand pies. As I was eating it,… Continue reading Around the World in 7 Hand Pies
I must admit I cheated a bit for the last dish of the Spring Break Cookbook Challenge. Since I ended up making the duck noodle soup on Friday, I didn't really feel like making another soup on the same day. So the barley soup only came to life on Saturday. In the end, it turned out… Continue reading SBCC Day 5: Graubünden Barley Soup
In 2007, I was an AuPair in Virginia. I met a cool German girl named Jenny and we really got along. We watched the Oscars together, went to all the restaurant chains in town, shopped and really just had a good time. Although we stayed in touch through the years, we hadn't seen each other… Continue reading The Germans Visit Atlanta!