I love Norway. I love the people and the country they live in. I have made a number of good Norwegian friends while studying in France. In fact, I was ...
I love Norway. I love the people and the country they live in. I have made a number of good Norwegian friends while studying in France. In fact, I was invited to stay with one for two weeks last summer. But, I will write more about that on another post. On May 17th, the Norwegian’s […]
Living in Grenoble and having access to delicious French food has been a wonderful experience. However, the lack of ethnic food options has been what I miss most about home. Being from New York has really spoiled me since you have 24 hour access to foods from all over the globe. After a year and […]
Living and traveling abroad has given me the opportunity to live and share meals with people from all over the world! I am currently living with a great guy from Barcelona. He loves to remind me that he is not Spanish but actually Catalan! There is a high level of pride among people from the […]
It is asparagus season in France right now. Nearly all the stalls at the farmer’s market have them. Different varieties- skinny white asparagus, fat white asparagus, purple asparagus, and ordinary green asparagus. You can also find less beautiful, crooked white asparagus at a discount! I typically drizzle my asparagus with olive oil and sea salt […]
Having lived in the French Alps for over 2.5 years of my life, I am not unfamiliar with cheesy meals that are typical for Savoyard cuisine. There are many different varieties that are popular to eat after a day of skiing or on a cold day. A few good options are Cheese Fondue, Raclette, or […]
Gaeta Olives (Kalamata Olives) are everywhere in Gaeta. The mountains are covered with olive trees and families use the olives to make cured olives or use it to make homemade olive oil. Both are extremely delicious. My friend remembers his grandmother taking the olives to the sea and soaking them in the water for several […]
Living in Europe has many benefits. It means that you can hop on an hour long flight to spend Easter with an Italian friend’s family for less than 100 Euros! This year, Easter was spent in Gaeta, a small coastal town between Rome and Naples. I normally don’t celebrate but was excited about the chance […]