Restaurant Roundup: November 2018

It’s time for another Restaurant Roundup! We love to eat, and Tbilisi definitely delivers in the food department. I will say, we haven’t eaten at a ton of Georgian specific restaurants since we’ve been here, but that’s mostly because we are served traditional Georgian food at official events. I don’t want to only eat Georgian […]

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Restaurant Roundup: September 2018

It shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone: our favorite thing to do is eat. We both enjoy cooking, I preserve from time to time (I’ve currently got two different batches of tomato sauce going as I write this), and anytime we plan a trip the first thing we do is research where we are going […]

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Hello Fresh

Quick, flavorful, and easy meals perfect for returning expats and generally busy people.

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Berrypaloza

There are many excellent things about summer in Dushanbe. The Embassy pool is open, the weather is hot, CLO trips are planned to Iskanderkul, Khujand, and Nurek. It’s easy to get excited about life here. This is our first and really only full summer in Tajikistan. Last year when we arrived in August it was […]

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Homemade

A few years ago I made a conscious decision to make as much food from scratch as I could. I attended Agriculture and Life Sciences school in college, and though I was adamant that I was part of the LIFE SCIENCES part of the college, I didn’t manage to escape without a few ag-related classes […]

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Cologne: Please Love Me

If Christmas is a competition (which it totally is), Cologne wins. Hands down. This city has seven markets all differently themed scattered around the city. This was also the city which made my goal of collecting mugs from all the markets a bit crazy. Frankfurt had one. Cologne, seven. These markets were absolutely spectacular. Each […]

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Get Saucy

One of my most favorite things to do is cook. I started small with store-bought spaghetti with frozen meatballs and recently graduated to homemade spaghetti with meatballs. By homemade I mean homemade noodles, homemade meatballs, and, of course, homemade sauce. I’ve actually never made my own sauce before. One of my dreams when we stop […]

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