Dishes from Around the World

101 Cooking Studio Dumpling Class from Fields China

101 Cooking Studio Dumpling Class from Fields China

I’ve been really blessed to have the opportunity to meet so many amazing people through blogging. I’ve met food enthusiasts, entrepreneurs and people working at really cool businesses in Shanghai. Last week I was invited by Fields to attend their dumpling cooking class at 101 Cooking Studio on Hong Qiao […]

Bean and Cheese Burrito

Bean and Cheese Burrito

My husband and I have been on a 2016 healthy kick for about a week now. It’s going pretty good. We’re both using MyFitnessPal to track our calories and activity level. It’s amazing how many calories are in the simplest of foods. Take Kirkland’s Dried Fruit and Nut Medley. I […]

Ho Chi Minh Cooking Classes

Ho Chi Minh Cooking Classes

We chose to spend Christmas and the New Years in Vietnam this year. The lure of exotic foods coupled with a relaxing stint on the beach is exactly what we were in the mood for. We’ve been to Thailand, Malaysia and the Philippines so far but we’ve avoided Vietnam because of […]

Loobiya (Lebanese Green Bean and Tomato Stew)

Loobiya (Lebanese Green Bean and Tomato Stew)

We eat Lebanese food at least once a week. Our favorite? Loobiya! Loobiya is a green bean stew with chunks of beef swimming in a tomato sauce. It’s super healthy and flavorful. An easy to make dish, Loobiya is served with Arabic Rice and a side of yogurt.  The first […]

To Shell or Not To Shell… A Humus Theory Tested

To Shell or Not To Shell… A Humus Theory Tested

I know I’ve been MIA for a couple of days! I’ve been so busy working at school and celebrating my birthday (Hip Hip HOORAY!). But I’m back now and taking a personal request from a friend. She wants to know how to make the most perfect and creamiest humus. Something […]

Perfecting a Recipe- Mujadara and Corn-Flake Crusted Chicken

Perfecting a Recipe- Mujadara and Corn-Flake Crusted Chicken

Menu: Corn-Flake Crusted Chicken Mujadara with Burghul Salad Mint Yogurt I’ve been making 2 dishes for as long as I can remember. Mujadara and Corn-Flake Crusted Chicken. If you’re anything like me, a good recipe can really elevate your favorite dishes. I’ve made both of these dozens of times in the […]

From Sushi Treat to Sushi Night

From Sushi Treat to Sushi Night

I don’t know about your house but at my humble abode, sushi is a special affair, reserved for birthday’s and last day of school treats. It was in London that sushi went from an occasional outing to becoming part of our family’s week menu. After paying for an expensive yet […]