Archive for June 2013

Travel-Themed Baby Shower

Travel-Themed Baby Shower
For the globetrotting mama-to-be, coming up with a travel-themed baby shower was easy. And the best part was designing the menu, all based on different places she had been. Here’s what we did…. Oh, and by the way, it’s a girl!

Our Unsustainable World

Our Unsustainable World
It’s easy to forget how good we have it. When we’re hot, we turn on the air conditioning. When we’re cold, the heat. When we’re thirsty, we drink water – directly from the tap. And when we’re hungry, we go to the supermarket where we purchase products imported from all over the world. Here in... Read more »

How to Make Amazing Soup (aka Vietnamese Cabbage Leaf Parcels with Shrimp Mousse in Broth)

How to Make Amazing Soup (aka Vietnamese Cabbage Leaf Parcels with Shrimp Mousse in Broth)
As I mentioned here, while in Vietnam I had the opportunity to take a cooking class from Ms. Trinh Diem Vy’s exceptional cooking school. This cabbage soup was not only my favorite dish of the class, but also my favorite dish of the whole trip. There are several steps, but the rich, comforting flavors of... Read more »
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