French baking, particularly how to make croissants with puff pastry, demands quality above the American standard. Learn to do it at home in this post.
Every few years, a new dessert seems to become particularly trendy. A couple of years back, it was all about the cupcake. For a bizarre, dazed moment in time, the most popular pastry seemed to be the cronut. In […]
Traveling to Portugal, the world’s fourth highest fish consumer per capita and a land of avid meat-eaters, can be intimidating for vegetarians like myself. Asking around for meat-free dishes, I received responses like “Cozinha vegetariana? Uhhh… I don’t think we […]