Store Find: Manini’s Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Ravioli

box of manini's roasted tomato & basil ravioli

Finding gluten-free noodles without corn flour or corn starch is fairly easy in grocery stores nowadays, but finding Italian pre-made items, such as ravioli, that are both dairy-free and gluten-free (it’s usually one or the other, not both) is uncommon. Then there’s the additional complication that the dairy-free filling needs to be coconut-free as well, … Read more

February 2022: Korean Month

banchan and bbq

2nd month of the 12 months of cuisine challenge is… Korean! Korean is one of my FAVORITE cuisines to eat. Outside of the Korean BBQ experience where you grill sliced meat directly at your own table, the stews and side dishes (banchan) are incredibly delicious! Eating Out at Korean Restaurants Korean food is also one … Read more

January 2022 – Japanese Cuisine Month

I’m starting off this 12 months of cuisines with one of our favorites: Japanese food!  Why Japanese food? Outside of the “because it’s tasty” reason, I already have some familiarity with Japanese cooking, so it makes Japanese cuisine a good starter-month for this 12-month challenge. Japanese food is also often considered healthy, with its focus … Read more