Finnish Summer Soup

  Finnish Summer Soup Cuisine: European Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 20 mins Total time: 40 mins Serves: 4-6 Ingredients 2 cups milk 2 cups water 3 medium potatoes, cut in 1" pieces 1 head cauliflower, cut in 2" pices 2 large carrots, cut in 1" pieces 2 cups frozen green peas 2 cups [...]

Cardamom Granola

Swiss Cardamom Granola Cuisine: European Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 45 mins Total time: 50 mins Serves: 4-6 Ingredients 6 green cardamom pods 2'' piece cinnamon 4 cloves 1/4 tsp nutmeg 3 cups old fashioned oats 1/2 cup raw almonds, chopped 1/2 cup pecans, chopped 1/2 cup maple syrup 1/4 cup honey 1/2 tsp [...]

Swiss Muesli

Swiss Muesli Cuisine: European Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 10 mins Total time: 20 mins Serves: 4 The perfect mixture of granola, yogurt, and fresh fruit is enough to make my heart skip a beat...  This delicious dish was crafted over 100 years ago, by a Swiss physician named Maximilian Bircher after tasting oats [...]

The Tapas Night

After a 22 hour flight home from Beijing, China to Salt Lake City, I was greeted at the baggage claim by a handsome and somewhat nervous boy.  80 days abroad wasn't enough to scare him away.  The 14 hour time change and lack of sleep for 48 hours previous didn't even phase me, I was [...]