Bye bye, IKEA

IKEA was my first (and unfortunately, my only) encounter with Swedish meatballs, so when I thought about creating the dish, the idea of making an unfamiliar dish scared and excited me at the same time. How nice would it be…

Take Me to Paris

I have a love and hate relationship with French Cuisine. Growing up, French food never appealed to me, let alone French restaurants. I remember frowning everytime a plate was put in front of me, with food that can be swallowed…

Fine Food Within Reach

A little more than a year ago, a gourmet home cooked dinner for two consisted of grilled chicken, steamed broccoli and brown rice. Things have changed since then – my then-boyfriend (now husband) has taken me to more places than I can…