America

Citrus-Roasted Turkey

There are certain times in an expat’s life when it is especially difficult to be away: a wedding that you can’t attend, the birth…

Apple pie smoothie

Apple pie smoothie

Who says smoothies are only for the summertime? This creamy and flavorful drink combines the autumn flavors of apples, almonds, cinnamon and spices, reminiscent of a…

Apricot and almond crumble

Apricot and almond crumble

Crumbles are the greatest. They are so quick to throw together, so versatile, and appropriate all year. In winter I make an apple-cinnamon version,…

Strawberry and Lemon Muffins

Strawberry and Lemon Muffins

I get overly-excited at the onset of spring. At the first signs of the changing seasons, I overflow in premature enthusiasm, leaving the house without a jacket…

Gingerbread people

Gingerbread people

Gingerbread people 3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for rolling 2 teaspoons ground ginger 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 teaspoon ground…

Thanksgiving Menu

Thanksgiving Menu

You don’t have to travel across the ocean in order to enjoy a delicious and authentic Thanksgiving meal. Here are some of my favorite…

Waste-not Muffins

Waste-not Muffins

Every autumn, I rediscover my oven. I spend most of the long, hot summer months avoiding anything that involves overheating my kitchen. So when the…