Sightseeing Sacramento Post IFBC 2017 – visit to El Dorado Wine Country with food and wine tasting and exploration of Old Sacramento.
IFBC 2017 – My First Foodie Conference in Sacramento, California. Getting a look at the world that I have known but not met until now.
Thailand Sojourn Part 2 – a 5-course Thai cooking class, Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, and an excursion along the Chao Phraya River.
Thailand Sojourn Part 1 – highlights of the beginning of my visit to Bangkok and Nakhon Rachasima (a.k.a. Korat) complete with two market tours.
Our annual visit to the community Friday Fish Fry during Lent. A festive and tasty all-you-can-eat event in Hutchinson, Minnesota.
A trip down memory lane in Colorful Colorado with visits to Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, Loveland, Fort Collins, Longmont, and Boulder.
A multi-media tour of Sunny San Diego with visits to SeaWorld, white sandy beaches at La Jolla, Belmont Park, and Coronado.
A multi-media tour of San Diego and its world famous attractions (San Diego Zoo, USS Midway Museum). White sandy beaches, delicious food, and much more.
Our Week in Holland – enjoying canals, windmills, Dutch master paintings, wonderful cheeses, and fish platters in South Holland.
An anniversary celebration and time to catch up with friends, savor the food, and explore castles.
Enjoy the autumn season strolling through Minnesota’s Apple and Wine Country with fresh, crisp apples, fruity wines, and spectacular fall colors.
Malaysia Revisited Part 3 – enjoying the fabulous food, sights, and sounds of Penang, the Pearl of the Orient and a delicious stopover in Ipoh.
Malaysia Revisited Part 2 – an excursion to Kuala Selangor, a sleepy coastal town that comes alive during the weekends because of its fresh seafood.
Malaysia Revisited Part 1 – a return visit to Kuala Lumpur and a chance to get reacquainted with the plants, fruits, vegetables, and food of my native land.
Easy to make Antipasto Rollups made with naturally colored striped pasta that are both pleasing to the eye and palate. Great as party finger food.
Today I am going to share a very simple dish using the homemade salted eggs from my previous post. Ochazuke is rice in green tea normally accompanied by a variety of condiments, nori, and leftover side dishes seasoned with a little salt or soy sauce. Salted egg makes a wonderful accompaniment to ochazuke as it…
This is the final segment on my visit to England. I know my third segment was about a month ago but I wanted a lavender recipe to accompany this post. For a while I was undecided on what to make. While preparing to bake a loaf of bread yesterday, it finally dawned on me that…
Liverpool was fun but the grandeur of London beckons. It was heart warming to be met at the train station by DongXing and her two lovely children. After having some delicious freshly made ice cream at Tutti Frutti, we went by the Asian market and Sainsbury to pick up some groceries. I am a food…
Still “following the sun” in England, I had a “ticket to ride” to Liverpool. The town by the Mersey, home of THE BEATLES, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah! “Money may not buy me love” but it sure got me the Magical Mystery Tour. And, no, they don’t have “eight days a week” in Liverpool but seven is…
Merry Olde England and tender Coddled Eggs garnished with cooked ham, parsley, and cheese in beautiful ceramic egg coddlers. Such a treat!
And now, Part II and conclusion of Ma Biren Goes West! Will there be more animals sightings? Does Biren put on climbing shoes and scale Mt. Rushmore? Will there be a recipe this time?