Category Archives: Travel

Patatas Bravas


Back in November, I went to Madrid for a conference. I had a few days before the conference to explore a bit, as I had only visited Barcelona in the summer of 2013 for a few days. It was nice to be back in Spain, this time exploring a different city, and one activity I did was take a cooking class. I will have some Spanish-themed posts from what I learned 🙂 Continue reading Patatas Bravas


New Orleans


Sorry for the lack of updates lately. I have been a busy bee! The past month had been full of deadlines for both school and work, it was exhausting. However, the end of October was a trip to New Orleans to present at a conference, followed by a couple days of vacation there. Here’s another one of my travel foodie posts! It may even inspire some cajun-inspired recipes in the future 😀

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My trip to Calgary


OK, well this is Lake Louise, but no one needs to know… and it’s only 2 hours west of Calgary.

This is going to be a different type of post. I don’t have a recipe today, but I wanted to talk about the food scene on my trip to Calgary. Whenever I travel, I’m always looking for the trendiest or even hole in the wall restaurants that provide the best quality food. I am no expert or critic, but I know flavours and trying new places is always an adventure, even in my own city. I may not be super adventurous with food, but I like to try anything once. Plus, it gives me more inspiration to create new dishes!

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