My sister Ally has been living in New York City since graduating high school. Occasionally, to get a break from the boring suburb I lived in, I would hop on a bus for the four-hour ride from Boston to NYC, to visit her on the weekends. I loved these quick weekend getaways. New York City was … More An Non-Traditional Thanksgiving in New York City (includes Pasta!)
Recently, while browsing through Instagram, I came across a very cool profile @saltyseatttle that drew me in. It’s the brainchild of Linda Miller Nicholson, a Seattle based mom whose five-year-old son was an extremely picky eater. Her frustration with trying to find healthy foods he liked, plus just get him to eat in general, inspired … More The Art of Pasta
You know how a movie is so much better with an amazing soundtrack. In fact, there have been times when I didn’t really like the movie but loved the soundtrack. The point is, I’m a believer that everything is just better set to the right music. My constant travel companion during my world-wide adventures finding … More My Personal Soundtrack to Traveling and Tasting
I traveled to Thailand when I was 14 years old with a teen travel organisation called Rustic Pathways. There, in the city of Chang Mai, we had the privilege to stay on an elephant conservation camp and take care of Asian elephants. Every morning we would wake up at 6am, put on our mahout suits … More Pad Thai in Thailand
“When I’m traveling, I won’t miss an opportunity to try great pasta.” – Meghan Markle My favorite Greek island to visit is Corfu, hands down. The northern most island of the summer I had the privilege to travel there with my best friend Pauline. We stayed at a youth hostel, The Pink Palace, where many … More Greek Island Pasta
Yes I’ve mentioned it in previous posts. Yes it’s legendary in my family. Yes it’s super delicious. And today I’m sharing the secret step-by-step guide to making the infamous Pop Pop’s Meat Sauce with all of you ( Shhhhhh don’t tell my grandfather.) First, here’s a little background. It’s really a bolognese sauce, which Italians … More DIY Pasta at Home -You’ll be Hooked!
“When I feel like the day is great? Pasta. When I feel like I want the day to be great? Pasta. It’s just awesome.”- Jennifer Hyman It would be impossible to discuss my love of travel and pasta without giving a special shout out to the friends and family who have inspired both. From my … More Friends, Family and Farfalle