Día de Los Muertos or Day of the Dead is celebrated on the first two days of November. The first day commemorates children who have passed away and the second, everyone else. This holiday is a time to honor the loved ones we’ve lost by getting together and enjoying all their favorite foods, drinks and […]
Over 140 million views of Andy Hearnden‘s Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani says something. A lot, actually. And we must taste it for ourselves. Biryani is a rice dish flavored with fragrant spices, dried fruits and nuts nestled between the grains. There is a lot of variation in how its made. The type of meat, if any, […]
I had an extra jar (or two) of candied cherries sitting around. So, I stuffed them with pistachios, wrapped them in marzipan and dipped them in chocolate. These little sweethearts were then dubbed Spumoni Truffles, because they have all the goodness found in the classic ice cream with the tricolors of the Italian flag. Luxurious […]
If you’re looking for a quick last-minute gift, there’s nothing sweeter or more thoughtful than something homemade. Why not make Fortune Cookies for that special someone? Grab a non-toxic marker like Sharpie, cut up some cute paper (like origami) into strips and write your own little messages for the best-ever fortunes. Whether it’s Mother’s Day, […]
Dragon's Kiss Cocktail came about one Friday night when I stopped by the grocery store on my way home from work. Brain-dead and ready for the long weekend, my stomach was grumbling like a caged beast. What usually happens in situations like this one is that I push the shopping cart up and down every ...