Alex Grippy

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Baci di Dama (Chocolate-Filled Hazelnut Cookies)

<i>Today:</i> <i>Delicate hazelnut cookies from Piedmont, sandwiched together with a "kiss" of dark chocolate.</i><p>With a name like “ladies' kisses,” these elegant little hazelnut cookies from Piedmont in Italy's north are just what you'd expect -- sweet, soft, and delicate. Two halves of cookie are sandwiched …

Dessert

Street Food: Coxinhas... Sorted Eats Brazil

Super Kale Pesto Recipe

• Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 5 mins<br>• Cook Time: 8 mins<br>• Total Time: 13 minutes<br>• Yield: 6<br>• Category: Entree<br>• Cuisine: Italian<p>★★★★★<p>4.8 from 26 reviews<p>This …

Recipes

Bharwan Baigan - Indian Style Stuffed Eggplant Recipe

One afternoon while we were chatting over a long chain of text messages, my friend Kankana asked if I had the recipe for bharwan baigan I can share …

Laksa Lemak (Katong Style) From 'The World's Best Spicy Food'

In Lonely Planet's <i>The World's Best Spicy Food</i>, writer Tienlon Ho describes <i>laksa lemak</i> as "a reassuring hug followed by a pinch in the cheek; it's creamy and smooth with a lingering spice kick." Indeed, the seafood-rich coconut and noodle soup is a bowl of warm, gently spicy comfort. Ho's recipe …

How to Make Dukkah at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Jeanine Donofrio from Love and Lemons is sharing a versatile Middle Eastern spice mix that will spice up your life -- or at least your dinner.</i><p>For …

Recipes

Jay's Apple Cider Cream Pie

The sunny yellow color of this First Prize Pie seems at first to be some kind of citrus. One bite and you'll see that it isn't; the flavor comes primarily from apple cider and sour cream, which combine to make a tart and tangy, sweet and creamy pie. It's especially good with dollops of sweetened …

Food Deconstructed - Torch Grilled New York Strip Steak

Homemade Hummus Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p><i>Hummus is essentially chickpea paste. This version of homemade hummus blends soaked dried chickpeas--also called garbanzo</i> …

Recipes

Greek-Style Shrimp in Tomato Sauce (+ 10 Steps to a Better Sauté)

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: Master the art of the sauté -- starting with shrimp.</i><p>There is something wonderful about a one-pan sauté. Sure, a quick dinner …

Seafood

Citrus Salad with Goat Cheese-Stuffed Dates

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: A citrus salad to tide you over until spring really comes -- and the stuffed dates you'll want</i> …

Recipes

Why Travel?

The case for travel as driver of global change<p>For a long time I’ve wanted to articulate the reasons why I believe that travel is important and what …

The truth about travelers

<i>Press play first.</i>We have been called many things. Travelers, by default. But we like to be called nomads. Explorers. Vagabonds. Adventurers. …

A very Vagabondish word of the day: ^an

fernweh und kaffe

"When I say I want to travel I don’t mean I want to stay at resorts and go on tours with tour guides or buy key chains from souvenir shops. I don’t …

Kauai Marriott's 'Weather Station' Is Hilarious. ^an

A Travel Manifesto: Why the World Needs More Loving Hearts, Analytical Minds and Curious Souls - Vagabondish

<i>Author’s Note: A dear friend of mine recently turned 25 and asked those of us who have seen 25 come and go to write a letter to the 25-year old</i> …

Stretchy Modern Fruit Bowl Holds Whatever You Need it To

The classic hanging fruit bowl is getting a stylish modern update with the Pluk, a spherical fruit bowl that hangs from the ceiling and holds your …

Avant-garde

DIY Hoop Display Board

Bulletin boards and display boards are used in many homes to house and show off important items or things that need to be remembered at a later time. …

Chemicals

Google Amsterdam Office: A Tour Through The Whimsical And The Functional!

Now how many offices in the world feature boats of giant floating waffles hanging from the ceiling along with lovely white kettles? Designed with a …

Sergey Brin

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Burj Al Arab

Savory Rye Waffles: The Shadows

We grew up in the shadow of Silicon Valley. Where being good at math and science was inherently better than being able to bang out a well-written …

Vagabondish.com

"We travel for romance, we travel for architecture, and we travel to be lost." -Ray Bradbury<p>^an

Why T-Mobile Is the Best Phone Carrier for US Travelers

A long time ago in a state far, far away (Massachusetts), I used AT&T as my cellphone service provider. I had been using them since I was 19. When …

24 free things to do in San Francisco

Contrary to what you might expect from such a well known, tourist-heavy city, San Francisco quietly delivers a lot for the money. Many of its hotels offer comfort and location for a third of the cost of a comparable New York or London hotel; public transit is part of the fun (cheaper Market Street …

Travel

19 Places That Make Southeast Asia The Perfect Spot To Digital Detox

If the flocks of postgrad travelers in elephant print pants haven't told you already, Southeast Asia is having what we like to call "a moment."<p>And just because it definitely has its share of over-touristed sites, don't let the region fool you: there are some seriously stunning spots that are …