Magnolia Bakery, NYC

Magnolia Bakery, NYC

In 1996 two women opened a tiny bakery on Bleecker Street in New York City. Four years later, Carrie Bradshaw ate a pretty pink frosted vanilla cupcake on a bench outside… and so became one of NYC’s famous little gems – Magnolia Bakery. Known for its cupcakes and all famous delicious Banana Pudding, Magnolia Bakery [...]

Tasting pizza in Napoli: L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele

Tasting pizza in Napoli: L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele

Naples is known as the birthplace of pizza and for that one and only reason, we decided to make the two-and-a-half-hour drive from Roma to Napoli in search of the world’s best pizza. Truth be told, if we had more hours in Naples, we most likely would have gone on a pizza tasting adventure but [...]

Tasting okonomiyaki

Tasting okonomiyaki

During preparations for my trip to Japan I did a lot of pre-reading about the things I wanted to see and do. I knew Japan was famous for sushi and octopus dumplings (takoyaki), so naturally that was on my culinary bucket list. But upon arrival I soon realized that each city in Japan is famous [...]

Cantonese Morning Tea

Cantonese Morning Tea

Cantonese morning tea, or zao cha (zao meaning morning and cha meaning tea) is a beautiful tradition in the Southern lying areas of China, forming an essential part of local daily life. Whether it be drinking a cup of refreshing oolong tea with family or sitting down together with friends, the culture of drinking tea [...]