5 Places to Shop Sustainably Around Manila

The conventional foods and products we buy are having detrimental effects on our environment. Particularly in the Philippines, where multiple reports have identified the Philippines as one of the leading countries contributing to plastic waste and pollution.  Everything from transportation, product packaging, inefficient and harmful farming practices and food waste can be considered when thinking […]

January 23, 2019

Food System, Nutrition Inspiration, Sustainability, Travel

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Sri Lankan Potato Curry

Have you ever made curry? Are you intimidated by the sound of it? I was, and I never thought of making curry at home before my trip to Sri Lanka. I always just thought it was something I would order when we are out to eat. I love making it at home now, and once […]

March 12, 2018

Recipes, Travel

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10 Day Road Trip Down Routa 40, Patagonia

  10 days, 4 girls, 1 small car, 1,300 miles and an epic adventure through Argentina and Chile. This trip has been top on my bucket list for a long time and I was lucky enough to make it a reality in early March. With so many amazing photos and memories to share I have […]

August 14, 2016

Restaurant, Travel

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Carrot Cake Recipe & Sally's Middle Name- Restaurant Review

Every year since living in DC, I make my sister her all time favorite dessert- Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting. Every year I try a new recipe hoping it will be better than the last. This year according to my sister “Was the best yet!” Mission accomplished. Recipe is at the end of this […]

March 31, 2016

Recipes, Restaurant, Travel

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Cooking Class in Luberon, Provence and Poached Pear Recipe

One of the highlights of our trip to France was, with out a doubt, this cooking class(click for link), called Cuisine de Chef. Surrounded by the spectacular French countryside of mountains, vineyards, and orchards, I can’t think of a more perfect setting to feel submerged into the serene Provence. Even if you do not attend the cooking […]

March 9, 2016

Recipes, Travel

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Provence- A food and wine lovers dream

In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport. – Julia Child  I don’t know about you but when my family and I start planning a trip we typically start off by thinking about the food. My sister is in culinary school and did an apprenticeship at a resort in Greece over […]

February 22, 2016


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