Beautiful, Memorable Food

February  5, 2012

Beautiful Memorable Food  Whoopie Pies 

She’s called Beautiful, Memorable Food for a reason.

With one glance at her recipes, we can assure you: her food lives up to her name. It’s beautiful: her photos are stunning, colorful, vivid (she’s a blogger and photographer herself at her website, Spicebox Travels). But most of all, it’s memorable. A physician from San Francisco, Beautiful, Memorable Food has traveled the world, taking cooking classes far and wide, learning Taiwanese recipes from her family and Trinidadian recipes from her husband's. The result? Food that is at once exotic and comforting; food that is rife with flavor and spice. Food that is, well, memorable. 

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Beautiful, Memorable Food's recipes transport us to all corners of the world -- and then bring us right back home to embrace our own seasonal, American fare. But first: go to Bali. Make the Rejuvenating Balinese Green Apple Salad. Then, a fork in the road: Silk Road Lamb Burgers, or Gyro Lamb “Hot Dogs”? We’ll take both, and we’ll down a few glasses of Sangria Verde on the way. For dessert, though, we’re heading back to the US for some Whoopie Pies with Raspberries and Lemon-Scented Cream (pictured above). It’s a beautiful, memorable meal with Beautiful, Memorable Food

Read our profile Q&A with Beautiful, Memorable Food below, and check out her equally beautiful blog here.

  • What's the strangest food you've ever eaten?
    Curry armadillo.

  • What do you cook when home alone?
    Chinese wheat noodles tossed with oyster sauce, julienned scallions and ginger.

  • Your most treasured kitchen possession:
    My carrara marble countertop-- because every imperfection reminds me of a meal I cooked.

  • The ideal number of guests for a dinner party is:
    6 (do you count all the little children running around?)


See what other Food52 readers are saying.

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Brette Warshaw

Written by: Brette Warshaw

I'm a reader, eater, culinary thrill-seeker, and food nerd.


Giggles February 15, 2012
Today is my first day belonging to the Food52 group, I'm excited to get to know you. I read that you are also going to be in Remedy Quarterly, congrats!
creamtea February 9, 2012
Congratulations, BMF! What a nice spotlight. Off to look at your enticing recipe for lamb burgers...
Shalini February 9, 2012
Congratulations! Can't wait to read through your Website and try a few of your recipes! Beautiful aesthetic!
gingerroot February 8, 2012
Congrats on a fantastic spotlight! I love your recipes.
fiveandspice February 8, 2012
Congrats on the spotlight! Your food really does live up to the name! :)
mrslarkin February 8, 2012
so nice to see you in the spotlight, BMF!
hardlikearmour February 8, 2012
Congratulations on your spotlight! I was happy to test out your Meyer Lemon and Thyme Caipirinha, and am glad to see you featured. Your recipes are lovely.
Beautiful, M. February 8, 2012
Thanks so much for the spotlight and lovely review. I'm blushing. I am so happy to be part of this dynamic and talented community.