Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World {Review}

Islamic Art Promo

I was lucky enough to gain an advance viewing of Unity Productions Foundation latest feature Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World. I am a bit of a documentary geek and was interested to see how this story would be told. I was captivated.  This video is one of the most beautiful and interesting films I […]

Review: The Underside of Joy

  This month I’m participating in the BlogHer Book Club and the selection was The Underside of Joy by Sere Prince Halverson.  As I’ve shared a few times on here I am an avid reader.  That being said this is not the type of book I normally pick up.  I like sticking to old favorites […]

Mourad: New Moroccan – A Review

This is truly a Moroccan cookbook love year.  First it was Paula Wolfert’s Food of Morocco and then [amazon_link id="1579654290" target="_blank" ]Mourad: New Moroccan[/amazon_link] from Mourad Lahlou. There have been many articles like this one, and this one, and this one, in the press about the way that each of these authors present Moroccan food.  It […]

Ramadan Ready: Seneca Farms Fruit and Oatmeal

Ramadan is about a week away and I’ve been busy starting to cook and freeze some of our staples for the month.  One thing that I always struggle with is eating breakfast.  During this month Muslims do not eat or drink from sunrise to sunset, and with this holiday falling in the summer that length […]

My 6 Favorite Products from Eat, Write, Retreat

It’s now been a few weeks since I’ve gotten back from Eat, Write, Retreat and I’ve had lots of time to play around with all my new goodies from the conference.  While I really love everything that we were given these are the ones that really stuck out and I’ve either eaten all that I […]

Capitol Hill: DC Metro Food Tours

Who knew there was more on top of Capitol Hill than political scum?  I spent a little more than a year calling the Hill home, tromping all around the area, and eating in dozens of restaurants.  However, only 15 minutes into our tour with DC Metro Food Tours during  Eat, Write, Retreat I realized there […]