I have the best memories of going to the pumpkin patch with my kids when they were little. Picking out the perfect sized pumpkin and then eagerly carving them were all part of the Halloween festivities. Food is always a big part of the tradition, but often it’s not the most healthy. That’s okay to have a treat every now and again. But what if there was a delicious healthy salad that would pump up the jam in your party? This post will introduce you to the newest member of my pumpkin recipe arsenal!
What a joy it is to celebrate one of my favorite people on this, the 73rd installment of Woman Crush Wednesday! Yes it is the day I shower a female foodie with lots of love and recreate one her recipes live on Snapchat (username blissbakery). And in fact, how I met this amazing lady is through Snapchat. Niamh Shields of the famous food blog Eat Like A Girl has the most incredible snaps of her cooking, her adventures to various restaurants here in London, and her travels around the globe. So sit back, relax and let me shower Niamh with some LOVE! Continue reading
Hooray for Hump Day because once again it is Woman Crush Wednesday. This week the 68th gorgeous gourmet gal is getting the love. And of course we get another fab recipe. Since today’s prolific WCW has written ten cookery books it should be easy to find one! Diana Henry is a most incredible chef, broadcaster and award winning food writer. But since I’ve been in a salad mode lately, and it is still warm here in London, I think we will have a healthy dinner tonight! Continue reading
Hump Day for some is Happy Day for me! Woman Crush Wednesday number 66 and I am so excited to share this fabulous female chef with you. Some of you may know her already, but if you don’t you can thank me now. Olia Hercules is originally from the Ukraine, but lives and works here in London. About ready to launch her second cookery book, this gorgeous gourmet gal is flying with her innovative recipes! And today I will be recreating one of them live on my Snapchat (username blissbakery) and sharing the LOVE with her on here too! Continue reading
It is great to be back home after three weeks of traveling in America and Canada. I’ve missed doing my Woman Crush Wednesday cooking tutorials on Snapchat (username blissbakery) and sharing the love on here as well. Today is the 64th WCW recipient and this chef is an icon. One of the most influential people in the foodie world, in fact she even ignited an entire food revolution. Alice Waters is the chef and creator of the famous Chez Panisse in Berkley, California. I had the pleasure of eating at her restaurant which is famous for its locally grown and organic ingredients. Alice Waters is called the “Mother of American Food” for a reason and has championed the Edible Schoolyard Project which is now in over 5,000 schools. Continue reading
While many of you dread Hump Day, I hope you find comfort in my Woman Crush Wednesday series. It is a nice upbeat day of girl power with yummy food. It is my favorite day of the week!!! A fabulous female foodie gets showered with love and we get to learn a fantastic new recipe. This week on WCW it is our 62nd lovely lady and this one hails from Down Under. Anneka Manning is one of the foremost experts on baking and her methods are tried and true! She could be Australia’s most famous export along side Vegemite! Continue reading
Cinco de Mayo (the 5th of May) is celebrated with more hoopla in the United States than in Mexico where the holiday began. Most confuse it with Mexican Independence Day, which is celebrated on September 16th. But for a festive day which is all about winning a war (the Mexicans against the French at the battle of Pueblo) it sure is fun. Especially for someone like me who loves Mexican food, culture, and people! Continue reading