Homemade Bread – The Perfect Thanksgiving Contribution

A perk of living abroad – you have American friends who are desperate to cling to American traditions and you have British friends who are fascinated by American gatherings that revolve around eating and want to partake. AKA multiple Thanksgiving celebrations and #allofthefood. (Our British friends – “Do you really eat marshmallows on sweet potatoes?!?” My answer:…

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Crostata – The Chameleon of Desserts

Nowadays, recipes are available like never before. Pinterest boards are full of pumpkin spiced pie crusts, Instagram feeds are swimming in #bakinglife #foodporn. And that doesn’t even touch on the innumerable recipe collections available as eBooks and hard covered books. In a world saturated with food blogs, you may wonder why I bother sharing my…

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The Great British Tradition – Sunday Roast (Chicken)

Since moving to London, we’ve experienced a variety of British customs. The full English breakfast, cream tea in Cornwall, queuing at any opportunity, eating Turkey on Christmas Day (our American families eat Turkey on Thanksgiving and Ham on Christmas). But one of our favorite traditions that we’ve whole heartedly embraced is the classic Sunday Roast.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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