Secret Gardens

Secret Gardens

Throughout the hustle and bustle of cities, you will find whimsical pockets of nature tucked away between alleyways and abbeys. Some are cached away, kept as a secret of sorts from unsuspecting passersby; others may be better known yet inadvertently overlooked. While...
Plum Crazy

Plum Crazy

Plums are one of the world’s most delightful fruits. They come in many varieties, and can range from mellow to tart. This versatile fruit is enjoyed by many cultures in both sweet and savory dishes. Here are some tasty examples! Plum Cake This cake is a modified...
Sugar Rush

Sugar Rush

You will find happiness in every bite of European chocolate and candy. Full of rich, unique, and sweet flavors, here are some of the best chocolates and candies from Europe: Milka Bar Milka is a velvety smooth, melt-in-your-mouth chocolate bar. This bar originated in...
Amezaiku: Japan’s Sweet Tradition

Amezaiku: Japan’s Sweet Tradition

Over one thousand years ago, Japanese artisans sculpted sugary dough into small candy birds, presenting them as gifts for the spirits in early temples. This was the beginning of the cultural tradition of edible art called amezaiku. The word ame means “candy” and the...