Where To Eat: Berlin

Berlin edited 20 (1 of 1)Berlin is one of the cultural capitols of the world with its history, art, fashion, and cuisine. We were lucky enough to visit the city twice last year and fell in love with the culture as well as the huge array of food and drink on offer. We found ourselves eating currywurst, fried sausage covered in curry ketchup, for a quick lunch every other day and all of the delicious German pastries and desserts we could find. One of our favorite pastries in particular is unique to Berlin, the Berliner donut, stuffed with jam and covered in icing or powdered sugar. It didn’t take long, however, to find that Berlin has much more to offer than just the traditional German cuisine. Continue reading

Fig and Five Spice Duck

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I love duck, and the sweetness of the fig sauce and Chinese five spice beautifully complement the natural flavor of the duck. This is one of my favorite dishes to cook since it’s so full of amazing flavor and surprisingly easy to make. You don’t need to use a whole duck for this recipe, so feel free to use whatever you can get your hands on and adjust the measurements accordingly. Have fun creating this amazing dish and enjoy! Continue reading

Maple Pecan Ice Cream

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This velvety smooth maple pecan ice cream is to die for. Have it on a slice of pecan pie, or crumble some of our Irish lace cookies on top of it, either way you will be making the best decision of your life.  Don’t like maple or pecans? There may be something wrong with you, but worry not! Stick to the first two ingredients as a base and you can add any flavoring and extras you’d like! Continue reading

Peruvian Ceviche

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Ceviche is a huge part of Peruvian culture and certainly has a great deal of importance in my family. This ceviche recipe is my family’s recipe and has been handed down from one generation to the next. It is very dear to my heart and, although I’m sure everyone says this, it’s the best ceviche you will ever have. My aunt might kill me for it, but I’m sharing this with you all in the hopes that everyone gets the chance to try this amazing dish! Continue reading

Chocolate Macarons with Blackberry and Buttercream

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Macarons are one of my all-time favorite desserts. They’re soft, delicate, beautiful, and so incredibly delicious. But, as many of us macaron lovers know, they can be annoyingly expensive. So why not try making them at home? I know that the task can be daunting, but I promise they’re not hard to make! It takes some time and patience, but it certainly isn’t difficult. Make these and you’ll never have to worry about forking over an arm and a leg for a macaron ever again! Continue reading