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Korean Sweets Part I: Sikhye (Rice & Malt Drink)

by Karen January 24, 2011
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In celebration of Korean New Year soon approaching, Lisa from Korean American Mommy asked if we'd like to be part of her Around the World Feature on Korea, and anytime I get to eat make Korean food, I'm more than happy to participate. Check out her adventures cooking through mommy-hood (with her adorable lil' one) […]

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by Karen January 4, 2011
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Whether I answered “yes” or “no, thank you” I was given chai (or tea) in India.  I was lucky enough to travel with a close friend and the whole time we stayed with and visited family.  Like in most cultures, Indians receive their guests with food.  As long as your plate or cup was empty […]

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Christmas in a Cup: Glühwein (German Mulled Wine)

by Karen December 8, 2010
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Spiced, citrus-scented and warm.  Mulled wine is a quintessential holiday libation and perfect on a cold winter night.  This drink is served at the charming outdoor Christmas markets in Germany, but different versions are served throughout Europe.  Because the wine is infused with all kinds of flavors, there's no need to use an expensive bottle […]

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Vietnamese Iced Coffee: Eating Vietnam

by Karen July 23, 2010
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One cup makes me very happy.  Two cups make me want to compulsively clean my apartment.  Three cups– well three happened only once– and it reminded me of my “experimental” days in college of which I shant discuss here.  So warning: this coffee is super yummy and incredibly strong!  A few tips you should abide […]

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