Almond Thumbprint Cookies

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These melt-in-your-mouth cookies are the epitome of holiday indulgence. Buttery, nutty, with smooth preserves and chewy texture, they have it all. Let me start off by saying that I do not bake cookies – I’m just not a cookie person, not to mention the caloric havoc they wreak. So when undertaking this task, for the […]

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Travel Food Stories: Bali, Indonesia

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How I StartedĀ On the Path of Travel This is a special post, because it portrays my very first independent long-distance travel experience, which was a completely transformative one and got me hooked on travel for life. Bali for me was an otherworldly journey of mental alignment, hiking volcanoes, cultural exploration, and exciting cuisine. It all […]

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Pear Almond Cake (Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free)

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This is a great recipe I got from Vegetarian TimesĀ and it caught my eye because of its simplicity. This cake requires no waiting time and is a one-bowl type of thing, which is great when you don’t want to spend hours baking; it comes together in 30 minutes. The other great things about this recipe […]

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