Category - Food


Recipe: Pizza, Florentine Style

In Florence, pizzerias make pizzas with thin crusts and bake them in wood burning ovens. Here is a basic recipe for the crust, plus the ingredients for making a simple Margerita Pizza. Pizzas are also generally individual size so the recipe below would be for one person. Makes: 2 thin medium size crust pizzas INGREDIENTS […]


Recipe: Icelandic Leg of Lamb

Sheep farming in Iceland is as old as the settlement of Iceland itself. To this day farmers are rearing their sheep by a method established by centuries of tradition, with most farms still family-owned and operated. Ingredients: 1 leg of lamb, preferably without hip bone 15 juniper berries, crushed 2-3 tbsp blueberry or blackberry jam […]


Recipe: Rustic Genovese Basil Pesto and Pasta

A delicious pasta dish from Hell’s Kitchen champ Christina Machamer at INGREDIENTS: Basil Pesto • 4 cups loosely packed fresh basil leaves • 3 to 4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil (or as needed) • 2 to 3 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced thin • 2 tbsp pine nuts, lightly toasted • 2 tbsp (heaping full) Fontinella […]


Recipe: Colombian Seafood Stew – Cazuela De Mariscos

Ingredients (4-6 SERVINGS) • 1 tablespoon butter • 1 tablespoon olive oil • ½ cup chopped green pepper • ½ cup chopped red bell pepper • 1 cup chopped onion • 2 minced fresh garlic cloves • 1 cup grated carrot • 1 tablet fish bouillon • ¼ teaspoon paprika • 4 cups heavy cream […]


Featured Recipe: Cuban Sliders

Cuban sliders! Ham, swiss cheese, dill pickles on slider buns topped with a dijon mustard spread! Serves: 12 Ingredients • 24 pack of Hawaiian rolls • 1 package of sliced ham lunch meat • 1 package of 8 slices of swiss cheese • dill pickles Dijon Spread • 2 tablespoons minced onion • 1 stick […]


Active Travel:Food, Glorious Food

Food glorious food! Before most of us disappear into our traditional December food coma, I thought I’d shed some light on food-related active travel. Culinary tourism has really become a huge trend in the past few years. Lots of people want to not just eat well when they travel, but learn about world cuisines as […]