Slices of Life: Adventures and Eats while Backpacking through Europe

Eleven days. Four countries. One backpack. One happy-go-lucky travel companion. I remember looking at my sister while waiting in line with our passports to board our plane to Iceland, we’re really doing this, aren’t we? Since both my sister and I graduated in the spring (her from undergrad and me from grad school), we decided this summer was the … Continue reading Slices of Life: Adventures and Eats while Backpacking through Europe

Slices of Life: Lessons Learned While Eating My Way through Italy

Back when I was an undergrad, I took a course called Mediterranean Food and Culture. The course turned out to be one of my favorite courses at Syracuse University. We read about the research linking the Mediterranean Diet to lower risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and neurodegenerative diseases. We also learned about the food … Continue reading Slices of Life: Lessons Learned While Eating My Way through Italy