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Prosecco translates to Delicious Bubbles

Posted on May 13th, 2021 by vinividi  |  No Comments »

Jeff Roberts 2/15/2021 Prosecco is Italian sparkling wine made from the Glera grape.  Prosecco gets is bubbles from secondary fermentation in a steel tank also called the Charmat method.  To be classified as Prosecco a wine must be at least 85% Glera, the remaining 15% can be Pinot Blanco, Pinot Grigo, Perera, Verdiso or Bianchetta […]

Malbec, the Pride of Argentina

Posted on April 16th, 2021 by Jeff Roberts  |  No Comments »

Jeff Roberts 4/25/2021 Malbec is a deep dark purple colored grape that originated in the southwest of France and is one of 5 varietals used in Bordeaux blends.As a varietal, Malbec has generally not done well growing in French climate and has been susceptible to rot and pests.  In France, 100% Malbec is only made […]

A rainy day trip to Korea for Beef Mandu & Gochujang Sticky Boneless Beef Short Ribs

Posted on January 24th, 2021 by vinogger  |  No Comments »

Who knew this pandemic and SIP would still be going strong 10 plus months in? Because working full time handling remote Kindergarten and just trying to keep sane in these most unusual times take a lot energy, our around the world travels unfortunately took a pause for a while while we went hiking to parks […]

Thai Peanut Beef and Sesame Ginger Noodles

Posted on May 25th, 2020 by vinividi  |  No Comments »

We love Thailand, it has delicious food, kind friendly people amazing beaches and is very family friendly. Our 4 year old has already been to Thailand with us twice and often talks about returning This week we decided to cook something from Thailand to reminisce and pay homage to a country that we love visiting […]

Brazilian camarão no leite de coco & brigaderos

Posted on May 17th, 2020 by vinividi  |  No Comments »

This weeks travel destination Brazil for camarao no leite de coco (shrimp in coconut sauce) and brigaderos (chocolate balls) Both very tasty recipes and super easy to make! First take the shrimp (I used 12 large frozen uncooked shrimp with their tails on and let them thaw) coat with 2 finely minced garlic cloves, 2 […]

Cuban Picadillo

Posted on May 3rd, 2020 by vinividi  |  No Comments »

This weeks travel destination is Cuba, a place I have not yet visited but would like to travel to someday. We located Cuba on a map and learned that the tiny island next to it is called Isla de la Juventud. We looked at the flag which is blue and white stripes with a white […]

Turkish Delight, Kofta Kebabs and Bazlama

Posted on April 19th, 2020 by vinividi  |  No Comments »

Its now been 5 weeks of sheltering in place. On many counts, it feels like its been a lot longer than that yet, it also feels like we just visited Nepal and made momos but that was last week’s culinary adventure. Those of you now regularly following along know the drill, but to those of […]

Off to Nepal for Momos

Posted on April 13th, 2020 by vinividi  |  2 Comments »

When my son told me he wanted to make dumplings, I decided to make this weeks virtual travel destination Nepal in order to make their delicious dumplings called Momos. Momos are a fun to say word and a super tasty food to eat. My husband and I have been lucky enough to visit Nepal, a […]

Hungary for cabbage rolls

Posted on April 5th, 2020 by vinividi  |  No Comments »

My mother in law was born in Hungary so this week I decided we’d travel there for our weekly shelter in place destination so my son could learn a bit about his heritage and so my husband could eat one of his favorite foods, cabbage rolls. Like in past weeks, we started our visit by […]

Poland and Pierogis

Posted on March 29th, 2020 by vinividi  |  No Comments »

This weekend’s shelter in place destination, Poland. My son and I pulled up a world map and I showed him where Poland was in relation to San Francisco where we live. We then looked at a map of the country of Poland and some pictures of boats on the Vistula River and castles. If my […]