The experiences we've documented so far have been for the most part positive ones, but this next stop in Madrid was a bit disappointing. It was a must to visit one of the classic churro cafés in the city, so the gang and I went to the 121-year-old Chocolatería San Ginés. It was TripAdvisor-approved, maintaining a…Read more All Aboard el Tren de Churro! (Or Not?)
Very very late - but as promised in my last book club post, here is a recap (with recipes and lots of foodie photos!) of our Truly Madly Guilty book club meeting. The book revolves around the events of a barbecue, and while they were traumatic occurrences for the characters involved, as a foodie I couldn't…Read more Truly Madly Hungry: A Foodie Interpretation of Liane Moriarty’s Latest Page-turner
After taking a night train to Lisbon - from Madrid - we arrived at our hostel early in the morning. I had managed to get some sleep on the train, so I was rested enough (barely) to start my day. I had plans to meet my cousin, who had been living in Lisbon for five…Read more Pastéis de Belém: The OG Portuguese Egg Tart of Lisbon!
For the last leg of our spring 2015 Europe trip, the group of 5 Media & PR girls split, with two staying on to sun on the beaches of Portugal, one heading straight back to the UK and Yasho and I heading to out final destinations of Brussels and Amsterdam. We flew from Lisbon to…Read more You say ‘Belgium’, I hear ‘Waffles’…Mokafé is a must! #Brussels
You know how sometimes, when you're exploring a new city, a certain something catches your eye in the window and you know there is no way you're leaving without it? Well, my first evening exploring Barcelona included that very experience - with a chocolate-covered pastry. Being from the States and a fan of all baked…Read more How much is that Kronut in the window? #BarcelonaTravels
You know when you put an Indian in Britain she craves Indian food...real Indian food and not 'Poppadoms' and 'Tikka Masala'; and when you put a Bengali-Goan girl without real seafood she goes crazy! And that is what happened to me! When Elisabeth and I booked one of our first Megabus to London, one of…Read more Satisfying those shellfish cravings! BIG EASY LONDON!
When I was in high school, probably more than 10 years ago now, my mom and I started attending a book club that my grandma was in - a small group started by her friend. Legend has it it began as a way for said friend to go through all the classics she already owned, but…Read more A Very #Foodie Book Club