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Classic Fish and Chips with Homemade Punchy Tartar Sauce

This recipe/video is the third of my Iceland Inspired dishes Series. I am excited to share this tasty recipe because it is perfect for the summer season of easy entertaining. I just had this conversation with my husband over an early bite before an evening flight at a seafood bar… he said “you always order fish and chips when it’s on the menu and often are disappointed.” Well, maybe that is the case because often the portions... Read More

Iceland Inspired Dishes: Roasted Beets with a Yogurt Dip

                        Food is such a an essential part of travel and it is also such a prevalent part of my day to day. Every time I travel I become more deeply inspired by the culinary and cultural roots. Returning back into my kitchen with a new perspective of the traditional fare and ingredients helps me hone my craft.   Visiting Iceland in the winter lends itself to less vegetables... Read More

Iceland: A New Scope of Adventure

Package this trip A few years back I had an hour layover in Kevflavik airport. The adjacent lines of the walls and the quirky demeanor of the Icelandic people sparked my attention. Four years later at a dinner over Korean BBQ, a friend said we are planning a trip to Iceland, would you like to join. That loose invitation was just enough to start my itinerary planning and research with my travel concierge pal. Travel has and will always hold the deepest... Read More

To The Core…

  As I mention in the About Me of my website, I am an explorer to the core. I have been that way since the beginning. I recently traveled to Iceland. It was such an adventure–new landscapes, new foods, new stories. Every time I leave for a trip near or far, it reminds me of how much I long for and get inspired by exploration… Here is a video of some of my adventures… Bourne Explorer Sizzle And FYI: I was very pregnant is a... Read More