Category: Travel + Food

Hungarian Snacking Tray

Hungarian Snacking Tray

A Hungarian snacking tray or “hidegtál” (as its called in Hungary), is cold plate similar to an Italian antipasti plate. A hidegtál can consist of whatever is in your pantry or whatever the chef feels like adding. A snacking tray is, for the most part, a charcuterie board, 

Scandinavian Pickled Cucumbers

Scandinavian Pickled Cucumbers

More than 1,000 years ago the Vikings were preserving fish (pre-refrigeration) with some combination of salt and vinegar. Modern-day Danes continue to do the same. Today, Pickling is still considered a cornerstone of traditional Danish food. From fish to cucumbers, people in Denmark pickle just about 

Slow Roasted Pork Burritos With Pineapple Salsa

Slow Roasted Pork Burritos With Pineapple Salsa

Sometimes you find things in the least expected places. Like killer burritos in Denmark. Sounds crazy I know, but it’s true. Some readers follow me on Instagram, if you do, you may already know what I’m talking about. While visiting Copenhagen last Spring, my boys 

Stracciatella Ice Cream

Stracciatella Ice Cream

At my kids suggestion, I kicked off summer this year with a new Cusinart ice cream machine. Seriously, best decision ever made. The motivation; our family trip to Copenhagen last Spring. The food scene in this charming little city is truly amazing. From fine dining, 

Hungarian Goulash

Hungarian Goulash

I have always loved paprika. My first exposure to it was the light dusting on the top of my mom’s deviled eggs that she frequently made when I was a kid. To six-year-old me, paprika made the simple eggs look elegant. I liked that, even 

Authentic Swedish Meatballs

Authentic Swedish Meatballs

Sweden is a stunningly beautiful place, and authentic Swedish meatballs are worth a trip there alone. Totally serious, they were amazing. I traveled to Stockholm in the summer with my family, the first stop in a three-part European adventure. I had never been to Sweden