When thinking of Texas, the first thing that pops in your mind would probably not be a farmers market. If you are like me, you’d likely be thinking more about BBQ, tacos, Tex-Mex, and well… generally meat. But let me tell you, there’s more to Texas than this! On the fantastic road trip that my … More 5 reasons to visit the Dallas Farmers Market
I celebrated Easter twice this year – once last Sunday in Germany and once today, here in The Hague, with the Orthodox crowd. The Easter treats in this post are from a splendid morning in the outskirts of Cologne 7 days ago, with two cheery ladies keeping busy in the kitchen, and me, once again, … More Easter treats with a pinch of German and a splash of Bulgarian
On this day, exactly one year ago, I began an amazing culinary and photographic adventure – my blog, my way, Menada’s way. A whole year! Twelve months of deliciousness. And to celebrate that, I dug out some pictures I took that did not make it to the original blog posts. Twelve shots to reminisce the … More Celebrating one delicious year: happy birthday, blog!
I greeted the new year at the other side of the world – in the beautiful town of Trinidad, Cuba. I sent off the old one and embraced the new one in a very special place. So as a “Happy New Year”, Menada’s way, I packed some of the sunshine in my camera and brought … More Happy New Year: breakfast treats from Cuba
It’s December! And is there a better time for sweet culinary indulgence in good company when the weather outside is… frightful? 🙂 Luci, one of my closest university friends now lives in Brussels and we had decided to have a festive weekend together. First, Christmas market in Antwerp, then cooking in Brussels. The former was … More Brussels in December: Luci’s pumpkin soup
It is time for the last vacation post for this summer. And it’s a very nice story to tell. Closing off the summer wanderings was a city getaway to Budapest. True to my newfound passion for food tours, I thought there’s no way I can miss the experience in Hungary’s capital city! So there I … More Budapest secrets revealed: the food tour
The second stop on my Basque trip was the adorable town of San Sebastian. I must admit, I fully understand where its popularity comes from, why so many people head this way, and why there may be a slight pinch of neighbourly jealousy towards this place on the part of Bilbao. I spent four wonderful … More Food tours in the Basque Country, part 2: San Sebastian
It has been a while since I published a post but the waiting is over. I have two stories to share of food experiences during my 8-day adventure in the Basque Country in northern Spain. You think I was going to Spain? I thought so, too. But Pais Vasco is a rather different story. Story … More Food tours in the Basque Country, part 1: Bilbao