A Food Journey: Zagreb, Croatia

If you’re thinking about visiting Croatia, YES ABSOLUTELY DO IT, don’t forget to add Zagreb to your itinerary. I wish I added more days to the Zagreb portion of our trip. It was beautiful and the food was fantastic. So below is a list of all of my favorite places we ate in Zagreb, andContinue reading “A Food Journey: Zagreb, Croatia”

Roasted Garlic, Peppers, & Cheese Stuffed Challah Bread

Alright, this has been something that I have been making for friends and family for a little while now and I think it is finally time for me to share it with you. The challah dough itself is a recipe I took from Adeena Sussman’s Sababa cookbook. It is perfection, so I do not strayContinue reading “Roasted Garlic, Peppers, & Cheese Stuffed Challah Bread”

Throw-It-All-In Shakshuka

Shakshuka is one of my favorite dishes to make when I have veggies or eggs that I need to use up soon. This time the item I needed to get rid of was potatoes. Which yes, I could have gone the mashed potatoes route but I was CRAVING shakshuka so I decided to go aContinue reading “Throw-It-All-In Shakshuka”

Mango-Lime Pavlova

I was first introduced to the New Zealand dish a while back when watching one of Ina Garten’s shows on the Food Network. Which afterwards I made once and then forgot about them for quite a while. That is, until quarantine.  I was looking for a little inspiration when I came across @farahazureenalmedwahi on InstagramContinue reading “Mango-Lime Pavlova”

Sweet and Spicy Tomatillo Salsa

Tool Kit: 2 heads of garlic 2 jalapenos (or more if you’d like) 9-12 tomatillos 13-15 cherry tomatoes 2 tablespoons of sugar (may need more or less depending on how acidic your batch is) Salt & pepper Olive oil A Few Notes This is messy if you do not use foil. I usually use aContinue reading “Sweet and Spicy Tomatillo Salsa”

Blueberry Pop Tarts

Tool Kit: Blueberry Syrup (see my previous post) Pie Dough The zest and juice of one lemon 5 tablespoons of powdered sugar 1 egg A splash of water Let’s Do This!! First roll out your choice of pie dough and use a round cookie cutter to cut out perfect circles. Next, Take a spoonful ofContinue reading “Blueberry Pop Tarts”

Whole Roasted Chicken & Basically Gravy Potatoes

Tool Kit: Your largest cast iron skillet A digital meat thermometer  Preferably one that you can tell it what temperature to go off at One whole chicken  One whole head of garlic  One medium yellow onion quartered One blood orange quartered  Thyme Rosemary 6 tablespoons of butter Roughly 20 idaho red potatoes quartered A FewContinue reading “Whole Roasted Chicken & Basically Gravy Potatoes”

Blueberry Syrup

Tool Kit: 1 Cup sugar 1 cup blueberries The zest and juice of one lemon Let’s Do This!! Put all of the ingredients into your favorite sauce pan or enamel cast iron pot and put it on medium low heat. Stir every couple of minutes to ensure everything gets dissolved evenly. Once it starts toContinue reading “Blueberry Syrup”

Strawberry Lemonade Mini Cakes

Tool Kit: For the Strawberry Swirls: 1 Cup sugar 1 cup chopped strawberries For the Cake 2 Cups Sugar 2 Cups Flour 2 Teaspoons baking soda 1 packet of strawberry jello 1 teaspoon of kosher salt 1 cup milk ⅔ cup oil 3 eggs For the icing The zest and juice of 2 lemons PowderedContinue reading “Strawberry Lemonade Mini Cakes”

The Easiest Vegan Thai Curry

Tool Kit: Anywhere between 5 tablespoons to a whole can of your favorite curry paste  For this one I used a green curry paste 1 can of full fat coconut milk Salt & pepper to taste Cayenne pepper to taste 4 large garlic cloves minced (or more if you like it garlicy) Pick a fewContinue reading “The Easiest Vegan Thai Curry”