Category Archives: Food

Tasty Tuesday: Durian Fruit

Otherwise known as the stinky fruit, durian is an acquired taste.Have you tried it?

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Thirsty Thursday: Romano’s Italian Soda

Today the temperature was in the 90’s! Hubby and I were out and about on our day off and we got really thirsty. We saw a Harry and David at a local outlet mall, and went in to check it … Continue reading

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Tasty Tuesday: Halo-halo, A Filipino Summer Treat 

Last week, hubby and I met up with a mother and daughter we met on our trip to Turkey back in 2014. They were on the same flight as we were from New York to Istanbul. Our flight got redirected … Continue reading

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Tasty Tuesday: Pizza Margherita?

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I thought that Pizza Margherita has tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, and basil. But the couple of times we ordered Pizza Margherita in Italy, there weren’t any visible basil!When we ordered Margherita with prosciutto in Pompeii, no basil either.These pizzas may … Continue reading

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Tasty Tuesday: Cacio e Pepe

Cheese and pepper! Pecorino Romano cheese and fresh pepper. These are the two main ingredients in this Roman dish. It’s simple, and when prepared the right way, with quality ingredients, really good. Leaving some hot cooking water with the pasta … Continue reading

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Tasty Tuesday: Unfamiliar Desserts

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“May you eat an unfamiliar dessert in a strange land at least once every three years.” Rob Brezsny, American writer  This quote is from my very new travel journal which I talked about yesterday.It made me think of desserts that … Continue reading

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Tasty Tuesday: Corn Bread

When in Maryland’s National Harbor, stop by The Walrus Oyster and Ale House for their delicious corn bread. It’s the best part of the meal I ordered. You’ll love it, I’m sure! 😋

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Tasty Tuesday: Gelato 🍨 

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When one is in Italy, one must have a cone, or two, or three of gelato. Skipping is unthinkable! Why would one not taste this creamy, flavorful, iced treat?I was so happy that a gelateria was only a few steps … Continue reading

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Tasty Tuesday: Martha Lou’s Fried Chicken 

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Who is Martha Lou? I haven’t heard of her either until I saw an episode of Andrew Zimmern’s Bizarre Foods where he visited Martha Lou’s Kitchen in Charleston, South Carolina and raved about the fried chicken. Martha Lou makes the … Continue reading

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Tasty Tuesday: Frutti di Mare

I’ll have fried mixed seafood anytime. Especially when I’m on an island like Venice. You? 

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