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Candy Cane Bark and Boozy Buttons

Candy Cane Bark and Boozy Buttons

The holiday countdown is on! This, for most people, is the last week of work or school. Shopping is (almost) done, the tree is up and the house is decorated! I’m ready for the holidays! Candy canes always remind me of the holidays. Candy Canes […]

China-China Chocolate Cake

China-China Chocolate Cake

Holiday dessert needed? I’ve got you covered! I’ve said before that I’m not a baker. I’m not. If you see a baking recipe on Travel*Food*Cool, you’ll know in advance that it’s pretty darn easy to make – and chances are the dessert contains booze, because, […]

The Elin Marbles

The Elin Marbles

Have you all heard about the famous “Elgin Marbles”? You know, the marble sculptures created by Phidias which originally resided in the Parthenon in Greece. Lord Elgin (Thomas Bruce, the 7th Earl of Elgin) acquired them over a 10-year period in the early 1800s by […]

Relaxed Gravlax & Barbershop Medicine

Relaxed Gravlax & Barbershop Medicine

Holiday time! Oh, it’s on! There will be parties aplenty, special cocktails to make and meals to prepare! My friends, Mattias and Joakim over at Cocktail Detour, and I were chatting the other day about special things to make for celebrating the holidays. As they […]

Cool as a Cucumber Raita

Cool as a Cucumber Raita

I love Indian food, the complex blend of spices. I also love the side dishes that go with Indian food. A few weeks when I made Slow Cooker Chana Aloo (missed it? You can find the recipe here), I served it with two Indian sides: a […]

Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili

Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili

Cozy fall slow-cooked food! Is there anything better on a cool fall night than coming home and dinner is ready? The house smells good and you feel good knowing that there are just a few quick steps before dinner is on the table. Slow Cooker White […]

Mango Chutney

Mango Chutney

I love Indian food with its complex blend of spices. I also love the sides that go with it. Last week, when I made Slow Cooker Chana Aloo (missed it? You can find the recipe here), I served it with a Mango Chutney and a […]