Okra – a Love Hate Relationship

Okra is one of those black and white vegetables – you either love it or hate it. Just to set the record straight, I’m an okra lover so when I walked by the local halal market and saw a box of these green fingers, I had to buy some. I was craving gumbo-style soup on…

Love Letter to Lisbon

Dear Lisbon, I had no idea that you were such an elegant and sophisticated city. Rife with history, culture and natural beauty, you gave us plenty to explore during a recent weekend. We were thrilled to discover your culinary gems, such as the Mercado Da Ribeira, an amazing amalgamation of a historical fruit, veggie, fish,…

A Week in the Life

London has an incredible diversity of activities to experience and I’ve been out there doing just that. In this past week, I’ve shopped at the fabulous Borough Market, walked through a gorgeous tribute to India’s use of orchids at Kew Gardens, and seen how they play ice hockey in England as the Streatham Red Hawks…