March 24, 2016

Update: This trip is now booked. Please visit here for a look at our upcoming culinary adventures,...

March 23, 2016
Savory Tomato Feta Basil Macarons

At the end of May I will set sail from Avignon, France aboard a Viking Cruise river boat and wend...

March 18, 2016
Fusilli with Lemon-Arugula Pesto and Peas

We love this delicious combination of roasted cauliflower and pasta tossed in a zesty arugula pesto...

March 16, 2016
Green lasagna

Looking for an alternative to the traditional meat and potatoes St. Patrick’s Day dinner?...

March 15, 2016

Paris, nous sommes arrivés! We landed in the City of Light exhausted, yet ready to pack in as much...

March 3, 2016

This St. Patrick's Day, show your love for all things green by creating stunning, handmade...

March 1, 2016

Potato soup is an easy and comforting dish that can be whipped up in well under 30 minutes. It'...

February 28, 2016

Today is National Chocolate Souffle Day, and that means I get to impress my family with a...

February 22, 2016
avocado

Seafood can be intimidating to many beginners; perhaps it is is because of the steeper price tag or...

February 5, 2016

The last stop on our Cities of Light European Viking cruise was the historic city of Prague, the...

February 3, 2016
crudite

Crudite platters have been making a comeback in a big way.  Restaurants are serving up...

February 3, 2016

Londoner Rachel Roddy never planned on staying in Rome after her visit to the vibrant city in 2005...

January 27, 2016
Cozy French Bistro Chicken with Creamy Mustard Sauce

Life gets busy, and before you know it you haven't seen your friends for ages or done something...

January 22, 2016

Wilbur Scoville devised a method in 1912 to measure spice in chili peppers.  ...

January 19, 2016
Homemade Beet Gravlax

Making your own salmon gravlax at home takes time but is actually quite simple to make. The actual...

January 15, 2016

When I was a student in Italy many years ago, a dear friend taught me the craft of making homemade...

January 7, 2016
pasta

Transitioning from the indulgence of the holidays back to a healthy diet can be difficult.  ...

January 5, 2016

It is National Spaghetti Day (yes, this holiday exists) and we are celebrating with pots of pasta...

December 29, 2015

Ring in 2016 right with a luxurious roasted beef tenderloin.  This buttery cut of meat is the...

December 18, 2015
macarons

The release of the new Star Wars movie has brought as much excitement to fans as the holidays...

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