Blueberries Will Travel

Finally, blueberries are ready for the road.   A sample of Naturipe® blueberry packets arrived on my doorstep just in time. We’re entering the fall frenzy when over-tasked schedules challenge healthy eating efforts.   Ideal for back-to-school lunches and snacks, I tried an “extended usage” of these ready-to-eat blueberries. Into my blender went an entire […]

Taste Sweden

Like many food-centric people, I log my travel experiences by tastes.  Here are some of the memorable bites I enjoyed on a recent visit to the gorgeous and diverse country of Sweden.   Swedes are serious about breakfast.  As it was “included” in our lodging, we partook daily.  Swedish pancakes with lingonberry or golden cloudberry jam is […]

Muhamarra – A Sublime Dip

Muhamarra – Walnut, Bell Pepper and Pomegranate Dip   Sampling local food is a highlight of traveling. On a recent trip to Egypt, I most enjoyed the small dishes placed on the table at the start of each meal. Like the mezze served when dining in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean restaurants, we were served hummus, […]

Egyptian Sun Bread

Homemade Egyptian Bread Homemade bread took on a new significance when I tasted the “Sun Bread,” made by the family of an Egyptian farmer, on the West Bank of the Nile in Luxor, last December, a few weeks before the revolution.    Having run the kitchen and consumer affairs for Fleischmann’s Yeast for years, I’m […]