A Taste of Travel: Lavender Lemon Shortbread Bars

By | 2018-06-12T14:20:05+00:00 August 28th, 2016|Blog, Recipe|

A Taste of Travel looks at the ways food connects us with a culture and each other. Sharing the recipes and restaurants we have encountered along the way...  Channeling the wild heather of the Scottish Highlands, the lavender combines a floral note with the vibrancy of lemon curd–like filling to make an unforgettable flavor combination. Make the [...]

A Taste of Travel: English Cottage Pocket Pies

By | 2018-06-12T14:20:06+00:00 August 14th, 2016|Blog, Recipe|

A Taste of Travel looks at the ways food connects us with a culture and each other. Sharing the recipes and restaurants we have encountered along the way...  Filled pastry dough is a culinary tradition found in most cultures: think pierogies, dumplings, and empanadas. The English have a knack for filling puffed pastry with stew-like fillings, [...]

Taste of Travel: Mediterranean “Handkerchief” Pasta

By | 2018-06-12T14:20:06+00:00 August 1st, 2016|Blog, Recipe|

A Taste of Travel looks at the ways food connects us with a culture and each other. Sharing the recipes and restaurants we have encountered along the way…  Fazzoletti Herb Pasta Does your herb garden runneth over? Here is a sublime way to capture the end of summer on a plate. Fazzoletti, which in Italian loosely [...]

A Taste of Travel: Ratatouille Boats

By | 2018-06-12T14:20:06+00:00 July 17th, 2016|Blog, Recipe|

A Taste of Travel looks at the ways food connects us with a culture and each other. Sharing the recipes and restaurants we have encountered along the way...  Ratatouille, a Provençal summer vegetable stew, showcases the bounty of summer and is a flexible, forgiving dish to make. I've taken a traditional recipe and changed it up for [...]

A Taste of Travel: Southwestern Salsa and Tofu Flatbread

By | 2018-06-12T14:20:07+00:00 July 7th, 2016|Blog, Recipe|

Having extra grilled corn on the cob and spying a can of black beans buried in the pantry, I whipped up a spontaneous flatbread that channels smokey southwestern flavors (just speaking of Arizona).  A pre-made pita flatbread is layered with slices of heirloom tomato, avocado and topped with a zingy homemade black bean, corn, red pepper, cilantro, and [...]

A Taste of Travel: Breton Buckwheat Galette with Egg and Cheese

By | 2018-06-12T14:20:07+00:00 March 28th, 2016|Blog, Recipe|

While writing about the food traditions in the Brittany region of France, we decided to share a recipe for the classic Buckwheat Galette with Egg and Cheese, also known as the Galettes de Sarrasin. Buckwheat crêpes are gluten-free as buckwheat is actually a fruit seed within the sorrel and rhubarb family. It not actually wheat, as the name deceivingly [...]

A Taste of Travel: Soy & Ginger Seared Tofu with Vegetable Udon Stir-fry

By | 2018-06-12T14:20:07+00:00 February 8th, 2016|Blog, Recipe|

This recipe came from the need to use up some vegetables in the fridge in a quick, healthy way. I already had a container of baked tofu, which is worth making once a week if you want an inexpensive protein that can take on the flavor of anything you prefer. This week, I pressed and [...]

Chocolate Hazelnut Crêpe Cake Recipe

By | 2018-06-12T14:20:07+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Recipe|

GUEST POST, by MANDY JONES Chocolate Hazelnut Crêpe Cake From the time I was very young, crêpes were a staple breakfast food on the menu in our home. My favorite meal of the day was "breakfast for dinner". You know what I'm talking about...foregoing the oven roasted chicken or fresh pasta for a plate of [...]

Cranberry Hot Pepper Jelly Recipe

By | 2018-06-12T14:20:08+00:00 November 11th, 2015|Recipe|

Ocean Spray just celebrated its 85th birthday and with Thanksgiving around the corner, we decided to share a little bit about Cape Cod’s famous fruit. From the first Thanksgiving table to Ocean Spray’s giggly jelly to a modern day “superfruit,” the cranberry has become synonymous with Cape Cod since its first recorded cultivation two hundred years [...]