STROOPWAFEL!!!!!!!!!! My metropolitan life has provided me many opportunities to learn about baked goods from all around the planet. Lately, I’ve been real obsessed with this classic Dutch cookie called stroopwafel – pronounced “stROPEwafel” and translated literally to “syrup waffle”. Stroopwafel is made up of two layers of crispy wafflecone-esque cookies pressed together with aContinue reading
In Iceland, we read fairytales. Bundled up in the backseat of our car, we told stories of evil stepmothers and spells, brave Princes fighting giants, tales of Kings and Queens, and stared up at the snow speckled mountains that gave way to looming black cliffs and the endless expanse of black rock and sand leadingContinue reading
You know that feeling you get at the very beginning of a trip? The excitement when you step off the plane, the air that always feels and smells so different from home. I love that first drive through a new town, the anticipation churning in my belly and this persistent pull towards our destination—our newContinue reading
I’m back in California now, after two and a half wonderful weeks at home. It’s bittersweet, as it always is returning from vacation. I’m excited to get back to work and my routine here, but I’m still in withdrawals from Hawaii life and seriously missing family, friends, and the ability to wear slippers everywhere. WhenContinue reading
Do you guys ever envision a day to be so magical and it turns out, well, just not? That’s exactly what happened here. I’ve wanted to visit a U-Pick farm for ages. I guess it’s really only been a few years–but it’s felt like a long time!! When we decided on Portland as one ofContinue reading
Here you'll find photos and stories of my adventures with food, Hawaiian and Asian inspired meals, and a lot... a lot of sweets.
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