Recipes

Phyllo Dough—a Fun Way to Show off Seasonal Ingredients

Phyllo dough can seem intimidating. If you’re not an experienced cook, you might pick up up a box and feel nervous at reading the directions, wondering how you’ll deal with the layers…
mortar and pestle

8 Essential Kitchen Tools {for Wanderlust Cooking}

Zesting, baking, torching…below you’ll find a few kitchen tools I use over and over and that I highly recommend. If you have any questions or suggestions, send me an email. I love…

Cod Stew with Artichokes

Baked Cod with Artichokes

Grab a baking dish, some fresh cod and a can of artichoke hearts and dinner is almost done. That’s how easy a dish like is to make. And you can use another…

Chicken Chorizo Chickpea Stew with Smoked Paprika

Paprika comes in three main forms—sweet, hot, and smoked—but my absolute favorite is the smoked version, also known as pimenton. Made from peppers that are smoked, dried and then ground, smoked paprika is very different from its sweet and hot counterparts. Pimenton adds earthy, pungent, rich, smokey dimensions to this Spanish-inspired stew.

The “Fernweh” Gift Guide for Food Lovers

Since gift-giving season is upon us, I’ve compiled a variety of gifts for your favorite food lovers. They’re all things I personally love and highly recommend.

Chocolate Rum Banana Bread

Enjoy this banana bread drizzled with vanilla icing I buy bananas all the time, yet they don’t always get eaten when they’re in their prime. Thanks to the magic of baking, they…

Chocolate Madeleines {Infused with Earl Grey Tea}

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but seeing with new eyes. —Marcel Proust Chocolate Madeleines: In Remembrance of Things Past by Marcel Proust, Proust coined the term…

Earl Grey Panna Cotta

Need an elegant dessert idea? How about panna cotta? Panna cotta translates to “cooked cream” in Italian. It’s refrigerated to make a chilled dessert. Easy yet elegant, this Earl Grey panna cotta…