Recipe: Turmeric and ginger Kabocha squash soup (by a lake in Washington)

One of my favourite home comforts is soup. Growing up in the mountains in France, soup is a staple for most households; the snow falling outside as you warm your cheeks and and fill your nostril with the full smell of a courgette soup makes me want to cozy up with a blanket and a good book. So of course, when we travelled through the … Continue reading Recipe: Turmeric and ginger Kabocha squash soup (by a lake in Washington)

Christmas markets in Alsace: the snack edition.

When I was back home a few weeks ago I took a trip up to my mothers home and where she grew up; Alsace. Alsace is a region right on the border of Germany and Switzerland, and it has alternated between French and German control over the centuries and the wars. Home of sauerkraut and known for its sausages, the cuisine truly reflects the cultures … Continue reading Christmas markets in Alsace: the snack edition.

REVIEW: Wynwood walls and 1800-Lucky, MIAMI

A few weeks ago, when I was still stateside and basking in the Floridian sunshine, my boyfriend Lachie and I decided to take a day trip from our AirBnB stay in West Palm Beach to head to Miami. Following the suggestion of a friend we headed straight to Wynwood, the funky street art district of the ocean-side city. Wynwood is many things, but mainly it’s … Continue reading REVIEW: Wynwood walls and 1800-Lucky, MIAMI

Back home in the land of CHEESE, BREAD and WINE (aka La France)

The past few weeks have been an absolute whirlwind. I have had many a delicious meal which I’ve tried to keep up on my instagram, but I just haven’t been able to find the time to sit and write. This whole blogging thing is new to me afterall! My boyfriend and I have scored a job together in the elusive career path that we have … Continue reading Back home in the land of CHEESE, BREAD and WINE (aka La France)

Taiyaki Ice Cream at TaiyakiNYC

After spending a month in Japan last year there is an almost never ending display of delicious memories that seem to blur my vision day to day like a Kaleidoscope. So it’s definitely difficult to pic any winner, but some tasty treats do stand out. Taiyaki is a traditional Japanese waffle about the size of a hand, usually filled with sweet red bean paste or … Continue reading Taiyaki Ice Cream at TaiyakiNYC

Louisiana oysters, my forehead, and other giant things

A few days ago we celebrated my birthday, as I mentioned on here before. We had been in Louisiana for a few days but hadn’t yet had oysters. If you stick with me, you’ll understand that I am head over heels in love with these gross-but-amazing little ocean treats. So when Lachlan, my boyfriend, asked me what I wanted to eat that day (notice “eat”, … Continue reading Louisiana oysters, my forehead, and other giant things