Tag Archives: Hipp Kitchen

Paleo-Friendly Crispy Cantonese Chicken and Asian Fried Rice

After three sold-out “The Pleasures of Paleo” classes and preparing umpteen Paleo friendly dishes for my crew, I have learned (again) that simple is best and sticking with a particular flavor profile (in this case Asian), eating Paleo can be dee-licious. These two recipes were a hit this last week, particularly the Asian (cauliflower) Rice. […]

El Born: Getting Happily Lost

VOTE RESULTS: El Born, by more than half!  Guess y’all want me to hang out with the locals.  I’ll take it.  Thanks everyone for voting.  Look for another voting opportunity very soon, then it’s off to Istanbul, via San Sebastian. Getting Happily Lost You could call the barrio ‘El Born’ The Mission District of Barcelona.  Amazing […]

Flamenco! Duende is a state of grace.

Flamenco. The state of grace called Duende, which loosely means having soul, a heightened state of emotion, expression and authenticity, is often associated with Flamenco. On my bucket list for Barcelona was seeing an authentic Flamenco performance.  By authentic, I meant the style that’s been around for centuries, since first introduced by Gypsies.  I saw two shows. […]

The Traveler and the Monkey Trap

The Traveler and the Monkey Trap I have been reluctant to share how hard travel has been so far. Who wants to hear my problems?  I am supposed to be on the adventure of a lifetime and my readers are expecting grand stories of wondrous experience and daring do.  And there have been plenty.  But […]

Chef Tom’s BIG Adventure: Barcelona II

Chef Tom’s BIG Adventure: Barcelona II – VOTE NOW!  (voting is closed) NOTE: If you have tried to vote before and are getting an error message, I apologize.  Before you vote this time, try registering through the website (don’t worry, no spam) again with your current email. Market Day. Ever since I started researching Barcelona, […]