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WHAT I CRAVE

Sweating into worn out wooden benches waiting for our bus to leave the station, Udi and I rattle off a wishlist of foods that we are desperate to eat right at that very moment. You might know this game if you’ve ever traveled or lived abroad for a considerable about of time. “Pizza!” I open […]

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Thai Food A-Go-Go

THIS IS US RIGHT NOW Scratch that. This was us a week ago. Time flies! But I can’t even begin to cover everything I want to say about Thailand. It’s just too big. There is too much to say! We are jumping from one part of the country to another and everywhere we go the […]

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Accidental Residents of Hong Kong

Let me explain. I wasn’t planning on such a long hiatus in posting. But, we were in the Philippines. Access to internet was a funny game of ‘find the signal’, and let’s face it – WE WERE IN THE PHILIPPINES! Looking at a computer screen wasn’t really high on my to do list. That list […]

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1,2,3…PORK!

Venturing away from the hectic fervor of Saigon, we deliberately chose the smaller- more picturesque city of Hoi An as the next stop on our Northbound route. Hoi An, deemed the ‘gem’ of central Vietnam sounded too good to be true. And it was.  In fact, while many guide books and blogs alike recommend Hoi […]

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Pretty little Goats

I am a sucker for homegrown food, and our sun-soaked garden is giving us plenty to be thankful for these days.  What I’m not so into are these millions of ants that won’t leave us alone!  They seem to have built their lair underneath our prized parsley and our delicate dill; practically uprooting the plants […]

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What’s in a Chowder?

I have so much nostalgia wrapped up in the food that I cook.  Long before I started cooking I was eating, and only when I started cooking did I actually start tasting.  Which is when I discovered my interest in food and flavor.  Prior to this flavor revelation I was satisfied with rolling up a […]

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Kung Pao-ish Fish

Are you seeing this ridiculous piece of fish?  This shiny iridescence; beaming with rainbows and a an overall silvery sheen, a thing of beauty, for realz.  And while I probably should have preserved the perfect nature of this piece of fish, paying my respects by doing a simple dish; perhaps highlighting the purity of it with a […]

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BaconLettuceTomato&Egg

‘A Day For Kings’ is very different from ‘King For A Day’.  King For A Day implies that only one person can be King at a time, it also would seem to me that being King for that Day (while full of perks) would also involve some amount of King-ly responsibility.  A Day For Kings, […]

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Ceviche with Elie

Drumroll please!  …Introducing, for the first time ever, Guest Blogger and dear friend….. Elie Sherman! On a fall day Elie and I met up to embark on ‘project ceviche‘ Elie has returned to us from his travels to the depths of South America  but a month ago and has since then tried to match some […]

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