This calisson recipe comes from Confiserie du Roy René in Aix-en-Provence, where I took a pastry workshop and learned the art of this important local treat.
When thinking about romantic destinations around the world, Tuscany in Italy is typically one of the top that comes to mind. From preserved medieval architecture to spa-focused towns to valleys lush with olive trees and Sangiovese grape vines, there is […]
For those who read my personal travel blog, Jessie on a Journey, I recently wrote about a bike tour in Bogota, Colombia that I loved. An addition to this excursion that I opted for was a cooking class, where my […]
“There’s no place like home”. This phrase is one we encounter often in Christmas carols, romance novels and cheesy TV series. At first, it seems to eliminate the incentive to travel. Why go through the trouble of packing your bags, […]
In December 2014, the Hapag-Lloyd Cruises will launch their EUROPA 2 vessel for the first time in North America. I was lucky enough to be invited as a guest to experience the ship for myself before the launch, journeying from […]
Dive into local cuisines and cultures with the top culinary experiences of 2014. The best way to experience exotic customs is by feasting on local produce, savoring regional spices, clinking glasses for a “cheers” with the national beer and sitting […]
There exists a notion that Italy is a place where time has stood still in terms of tradition; however, the truth is the culinary scene has seen modern advances just like the rest of the world. Italians work long hours […]