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Pastel de Nata Portuguese Egg Tarts

Pastel de Nata Portuguese Egg Tarts

Dessert Recipes, European Desserts, European Food, Recipes September 3, 2018 Tags: , , , 1 Comment

Pastel de Nata Portuguese Egg Tarts: Where to Find Them & How to Make Them Although I have yet to visit beautiful Portugal, I have always been smitten with it. The beautiful coastal towns tucked into hillsides, cobblestone streets, and colorfully hand painted tiles that grace the façade of many houses… And of course the food; with one of the…

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Michigan Blueberry Fennel Sorbet | Sweet + Savor www.sweetandsavor.com

Michigan Blueberry Fennel Sorbet

Dessert Recipes, North American Food, Recipes, Sweet August 7, 2018 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

Oh summer, where have you gone? As hard as I try to hold on to the sacred hot, sunny days in Michigan, they always seem to pass in the blink of an eye. Anyone else feel the same where you live? I’m trying my darnedest to celebrate this short season along with the wonderful blueberry harvests we get in my…

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Bibingka Coconut Filipino Cake

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Christmas Around The World: The Philippines

Asian Desserts, Dessert Recipes, Eat + Drink, Recipes December 25, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , , No Comments

Maligayang Pasko! (Happy/Merry Christmas In Tagalog) Filipinos are said to have some of the most Christmas spirit in the world. And who is to argue when they have one of the world’s longest Christmas season— lasting five months (September through January). The Philippines is largely a Christian nation with approximately 90% of Filipinos holding the Christian faith, 80% of those being…

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Kourabiedes (Greek Butter Cookies)

Kourabiedes (Greek Butter Cookies)
Christmas Around The World: Greece

Dessert Recipes, Eat + Drink, European Desserts, European Food, Recipes December 22, 2017 No Comments

  “Kala Christougenna!”(Merry Christmas in Greek). This post takes us to the land of endless blue waters and beautiful cities bathed in white. Greece is truly a magical place steeped in tradition, faith and mythology. Food and family play a central role to any Greek celebration, and Christmastime is no exception. Greeks often prepare for Christmas by fasting for 40…

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Bourbon Pecan Pie Stuffed Cupcakes

Bourbon Pecan Pie Stuffed Cupcakes
Christmas Around the World: USA

Dessert Recipes, Eat + Drink, North American Desserts, North American Food, Recipes December 11, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , No Comments

    A global phenomenon, Christmas is a holiday that spans almost every corner of the globe, with each country and every family celebrating in a unique way that reflects their culture, religion, and traditions. Though the traditions vary, one thing remains similar— a focus on special dishes made exclusively this time of the year. Throughout this series, I’ll explore”…

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Smoothie Bowl

Tropical Thai Smoothie Bowl

Eat + Drink, Recipes November 5, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , No Comments

It’s no secret that I love Southeast Asia, especially Thailand. After three trips to the region, the one thing I can’t stop craving is the tropical fruit, especially pineapple. I love wandering through the wet markets and discovering new fruits, smells and flavors; which are beyond plentiful, and many very curious looking or downright intimidating. Have you ever seen a…

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Toasted S'mores Bars

Toasted S’mores Bar Recipe

Dessert Recipes, Eat + Drink, North American Desserts, Recipes August 2, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , , 2 Comments

There’s a certain nostalgia to summer— weekend camp outs, days at the beach, campfires and of course s’mores. Since discovering them at the Girl Scout campouts I frequently attended as a kid, I’ve always had a soft spot for the melty, messy treat. When there was a campfire, you’d better bet I would be making the delicious concoction of graham…

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Middle Eastern Basbousa Semolina Cake

Middle Eastern Basbousa Semolina Cake

African Desserts, Asian Desserts, Dessert Recipes, Eat + Drink, Recipes July 3, 2017 Tags: , , , , 2 Comments

A dessert with many names, basbousa is a traditional Middle Eastern dessert originating in Egypt that is commonly found throughout the region. As versions of this dessert moved through the area, each country adapted its ingredients and name: Lebanon (nammoura), Armenia (shamali), Turkey/Greece (revani), Egypt/Jordan (harisa). Some recipes call for eggs, while others call for yogurt, milk or buttermilk. The…

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Sticky Toffee Pudding Cake

Dessert Recipes, Eat + Drink, European Desserts, Recipes, Sweet May 30, 2017 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

The first country you visit overseas will always hold a fond place in a traveler’s heart, and England is mine. In 2010 I spent a glorious week in London with my bestie wandering the streets and taking in all of the history the city has to offer. One afternoon while exploring the famous Portobello Road in Notting Hill, we stumbled upon Hummingbird…

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