The 2016 year in review for The Road to Honey is chock full of recipes for delicious desserts & even a few savory dishes such as Pesto & Ghormeh Sabzi.
“Life is a bowl of cherries. Some cherries are rotten while others are good; its your job to throw out the rotten ones and forget about them while you enjoy eating the ones that are good!” – C JoyBell C.
Not a day goes by without thoughts of my time spent in Kenya flooding my mind. It was a country I had dreamed about my entire life. A country I thought I would never in a million years have the opportunity to visit, let alone live in. A country that I thought would forever be just a dream. So you can imagine how elated the Mr. and I were when we received word that we should pack up our belongings and take the long haul flight to this magical spot half way around the globe.
Well guys. . .I survived my first trip to China. There certainly were times when I questioned whether or not I would make it back in one piece. . .but here I am, making plans to return to the Pearl of the Orient faster than you can blink an eye.
In case you’ve never been to this bustling city, it seems like there is a cloud of pollution perpetually looming through the parade of skyscrapers that march off into infinity. I was aware of China’s reputation for having the “dirtiest air on Earth” before I left. My concerned doctor loaded me up with steroids and inhalers for fear that my asthma would flare up into a rage so intense it could not be contained. All the information in the world, even the endless stream of photos from the Mr., could not prepare me for the thick, fluffy, white cloud that, more often than not, made it impossible to see anything but a wall of white every time I peered from my 58th floor window.