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February 2, 2017

Sicilian Blood Orange and Shrimp Risotto Recipe

One of the best parts about taking a family vacation to Italy is the food, although there are many things to love about Italy. One place that is especially great is Sicily. Sicily is famous for its citrus orchards and their fruit is frequently used in Sicilian cooking.  One fruit that deserves special mention is…

January 19, 2015

Thai Cooking Class

By Noemi Gamel One of the best ways to experience a culture is through its food. While simply eating the cuisine is fun, learning to cook local foods allows you to take the cultural experience to a higher level. While in Bangkok, we took a Thai cooking class. At first, I was concerned that Tristan,…

April 27, 2015

Kaiten Sushi in Japan

By Noemi Gamel One of our favorite dining experiences in Japan has been kaiten sushi. You may have seen it before in movies or your hometown, where the sushi is placed on a conveyor belt that travels around the counter, and you pick whatever looks tasty. In Japan, this is considered a form of “fast…

March 2, 2015

Training Restaurants in South East Asia

By Noemi Gamel When we were in Hanoi, there was one restaurant I made sure we patronized: KOTO. One of the reasons I wanted to eat there were the desserts, because while Asia has amazing food, they are a bit lacking in the sweet department. The main reason, however, was that KOTO is one of…

September 8, 2014

Bolivian Street Food

By: Noemi Gamel When it comes to eating, Americans are used to two choices: eating at home or going to a restaurant. The idea of walking up to a cart on the street and grabbing a bite to eat is scary. Is it safe? What if I end up in the hospital? I could die!…

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