18 Folds

18 Folds - Anaheim, California After many a trip to the nearby brewery, Monkish, I was curious about 18 Folds. Immediately I knew it was dumplings of some sort after reading how a proper Chinese dumpling has 18 folds, no more no less. 18 is considered a lucky number in…

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Christmas Meals Around The World

Christmas meals around the world - meals inspried by 4 countries + 1 we have every year.... This year I had the idea to expand our interest in eating around the world into Christmas meals around the world. Browsing some different meal ideas and websites I decided upon: GermanyChileGuyanaJapanUkraine Ok,…

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Pumpkin Everything! 9 Dishes From Around the World

Pumpkin Recipes for Every Meal Fall: leaves changing colors, chunky sweaters, football, chilly weather, and of course PUMPKIN! Pumpkin flavored everything is out this time of year: coffee, ice cream, cereal, candy, you name it. Photo by Marius Ciocirlan on Unsplash Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching. The thought occurred to me…

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Steak Marinade – Thai Inspired

Steak Marinade - Versatile & Delicious Do you have a favorite dish? Do you stick with what works or do you experiment from time to time? We added sirloin in some Thai inspired steak marinade to our Drunken Noodles (Pad Kee Mao) recipe. You could do this to any other…

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Siam Thai Food Takeout

S!!! Thai, Where This All Began Three and a half years ago when we decided to try out this whole "blog thing", we decided that Thai food would be our first adventure. To start that off, we chose Siam Thai in Temecula, California; or as we call it - S!!!…

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Lebanese Inspired Rice

Lebanese Inspired Rice - Interestingly Delicious I've been searching for different recipes around the world lately to save to Pinterest. It's time to refresh our senses and our palettes. After finding a few recipes for Lebanese Rice, I found one that I felt was best suited for me. Because I…

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Crock Pot Pepper Steak

Crock Pot Pepper Steak - One Dish Meal We came across this recipe in 2018. I'm happy with any Crock-Pot recipe that makes things easy! This certainly does and has been a staple recipe in our kitchen ever since. I do recommend using red bell peppers for appeal, the green…

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Hoisin Beef Noodles

Hoisin Beef Noodles - Delicious and Simple Matt saw this recipe on facebook one night in a group he's in and sent to me. Always up for something new, I added it to the calendar earlier this year. This is a great meal that you can probably alter as needed,…

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Bo Luc Lac

Bo Luc Lac - Another Favorite In June 2017, as part of our adventures around the world via food, we chose Vietnamese cuisine. One of the dishes we discovered was Bo Luc Lac which is translated to Shaking Beef, because of the shaking of the pan during the cooking process.…

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Shawarma and Salad, A Perfect Combination

Shawarma and Greek Salad - So Good Together Tonight for dinner we made one of our absolute favorite meals. Oven-Roasted Chicken Shawarma. We paired it with a Greek inspired salad we discovered years ago. They ended up a perfect pairing. What is Shawarma? Well, according to Wikipedia: Shawarma (/ʃəˈwɑːrmə/; Arabic:…

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