Wild Garlic Chicken

Friends and family tend to ask us what the hardest adjustment to life in London has been. One of the first answers that always comes to mind for both of us is grocery shopping. In the U.S., grocery shopping involves one big weekly shop where you drive your car down to the massive chain grocery…

Share

Cinnamon Buns

One of the many reasons that we have become so passionate about cooking since we moved to the U.K. is that it offers us a connection to home. When I’m in the mood to experiment with a new pie recipe, I text Mike’s dad and ask him for his best recommendations (these recipes come with…

Share

Napoli Pizza!

Zooming motorcyclists. Loud hand gestures (which doesn’t really make sense until you’ve been to Italy). Towering, ancient architecture. Row upon row of laundry hanging between buildings in every alleyway. And the smell of pizza mixed with the sea. Naples is a city full of sensory triggers – and pizza is the Napoli Sensory Queen. Naples’ Best…

Share

The Intentional Guide to Sourdough Starter

Sourdough Starter I first learned about “bread starter” many years ago. Starter is a mixture of flour and water that ferments due to naturally occurring wild yeast (i.e. not the store bought active / dry yeast that comes in pouches). Essentially you can add more flour and water to a starter (keeping a bit of…

Share

Skillet Steak Over Open Fire

In our recent post about cooking fresh local fish in Vis, Croatia, we shared how awesome it is to “home” cook local food while traveling, as well as to cook outside and over fire. To this latter point, there are a number of reasons this is (usually) the case: You’ve expended more energy than usual…

Share

Croatia Part 1A: The Vis Fish Day

There’s something very distinct about the taste of food when it’s eaten outside. A simple ham and cheese sandwich with some potato chips enjoyed with salty hands on the deck of a boat. A baguette with some cheese and prosciutto consumed during a long hike. And our personal favorite – anything cooked over a fire.…

Share

Donut Day

Everyone has their food vice. Me? If I’m feeling particularly food lusty, I like to buy a sleeve of Double Stuffed Oreos and a jug of whole milk. It doesn’t end there – I unstick the cookies and re-stick them together to become quadruple stuffed – then dip them in milk. I swear, I only…

Share
Page 1 of 212