Cook, Dine, Travel

The Magic of Mykonos

26 Jun , 2018  

Cook Like a Local Shrimp Saganaki with Feta Sesame Crusted Feta with Raspberry Sauce Mykonian Onion Pie If you’ve ever dreamed of a place where you can drift off for a nap on a terrace overlooking sparkling azure waters while the sound of a distant church bell tolls, or of sitting at a cafe with […]

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Mykonian Onion Pie

26 Jun , 2018  

A traditional favorite of the island of Mykonos, Greece, onion pie is a savory, cheese treat that is great as a main course or an appetizer. Ingredients 4 cups of all-purpose flour 1 egg 1/2 cup of olive oil 1/4 tsp salt 2 Tsp of warm water 3 large onions 1 bunch of dill 24 […]

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Shrimp Saganaki with Feta

26 Jun , 2018  

This pungent, aromatic dish carries all the taste of the sea in the shrimp combined with bright tomatoes and salty feta. The Saganaki develops rich flavors while only taking 20 minutes to prepare, so its perfect for a weeknight dinner party when there’s little time for preparation. Ingredients 1 large red onion, thinly sliced 2 […]

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Sesame Crusted Feta Cheese with Raspberry Sauce

26 Jun , 2018  

Salty feta and sweet tart raspberry sauce combine to make an interesting dish that can be served as an appetizer or as a whimsical meal-ender. Ingredients 6 oz block of feta cheese 1 egg 1/2 cup sesame seeds, black & white or mixed 1/4 cup flour 1 cup vegetable oil 1 cup raspberries 1/4 cup […]

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Cuttlefish Burgers with Pickled Carrots

15 May , 2018  

The taste of the sea is in full effect in this hearty squid burgers. The addition of tangy Pickled Carrots offsets the richness of the thick, juicy burger. Ingredients 2 Whole cuttlefish 3 Shallots, minced 1/2 cup Bread Crumbs 1 tsp Dijon Salt and pepper 2 Tbsps Olive Oil 1/2 of a Lemon 2 Tbsps Aioi […]

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Discovering Lisbon

13 May , 2018  

Cook Like a Local Clams Bulhão Palo Bifana Sandwich Cuttlefish Burgers with Pickled Carrot Tucked away near the mouth of the Targus river, Western Europe’s oldest city offers visitors an experience like no other in Europe. Just try to liken it to Europe’s more ‘European’ cities like Madrid or Vienna, or to the more International […]

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Clams Bulhão Pato Style

23 Apr , 2018  

Clams in the Bulhão Pato style, named after the famous poet who was also a famed gourmand. This steamy aromatic dish is perfect when served with crusty bread for dipping. Ingredients 3/4 cup dry white wine 3/4 cup water 1/8 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 Tbsp butter 3 lbs hard-shell clams (cherry stone or little […]

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Bifana Sandwich

23 Apr , 2018  

This succulent pork sandwich is one of several that are the pride of Portugal. It’s perfect topped with a sweet yellow mustard and accompanied by a cold beer. Ingredients 5 garlic cloves, peeled and sliced 1 1/2 tsp smoked paprika 1/2 tsp sea salt Juice of 1 lemon 3 bay leaves 1 cup white wine […]

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Barcelona Seafood Tour

25 May , 2017  

Barcelona is a unique European city. Its location on the east coast of Spain means that you can be wandering winding cobblestone streets lined with shops and restaurants one moment and standing on the beach with your feet in the sand ten minutes later. This proximity to the sea also gives Barcelona restaurants and markets […]

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24 Hours of Jazz in New York

11 May , 2017  

There’s just something about the marriage of Jazz and New York that is perfect. Everyone knows that Jazz was born in New Orleans. Many also rightly associate it with Kansas City and Chicago. But New York played an important role in the story of Jazz. Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Sara Vaughn. These are […]