A Trip to Tillamook and Gougères

  Disclosure: I was invited on this trip as a guest of Tillamook. All opinions in this post are my own. Happy Monday! Here’s a post I’ve been eager to get up – a recap of my trip up to Portland, Oregon to visit the Tillamook factory! I’ve been peripherally aware of this Oregon-based brand, […]...

On the California Strawberry Farm Tour and Culinary Event

    A week ago I was lucky enough to be part of the California Strawberries Farm Tour and Culinary Event, thanks to the California Strawberry Commission. Along with several other bloggers, I got spend two days down in sunny Santa Cruz learning about strawberries and enjoying strawberry-themed cuisine. Read on for lots of photos […]...

Pandan and Coconut: Snapshots from Vietnam

Apologies for not posting last week, as I was getting ready to teach a cookie class at Tante Marie’s and prepping for the 2012 SF Blogger Bake Sale announcement. As amends, I hope you enjoy the extra-abundance of photos in this post, where I share a few snapshots from my trip to Vietnam. While I […]...

The Dalmatian Coast and Dog Treats

Almost finished with my travelogue from summer – thanks for still tuning in! Our next to last stop on our Mediterranean tour was the town of Split, Croatia. I’ll be honest, in the midst of researching Italy and Greece, Croatia slipped off our plate and we arrived with no idea of what to expect. We […]...

Mykonos and Melomakarona

My second favorite Greek island would have to be Mykonos. This part of our trip was essentially fairytale Greece: sunwashed beaches, gorgeous white houses, unfailingly blue sky. Not to mention the Greeks’ fairly relaxed concept of time…meaning it’s pretty impossible not to feel mellow and lazy after staring at the ocean with lemonade in hand […]...

Santorini Sublime

Hi all! A quick shoutout before I get on with my post – the lovely Deborah of Taste and Tell featured me in her Blogger Spotlight a couple weeks ago. Pop on over to visit her beautiful blog and see my answers to her interview questions! Now we come to one of my absolute favorite […]...