Nigerian Box Collaboration with Naija Beta Film

Next month’s Spice Madam box will take you to Nigeria through the lens of food AND film. The recipes featured in the box are inspired by filmmaker Arthur Musah’s time in Nigeria producing Naija Beta, a story about MIT students who create a robotics program to teach high school students in Lagos, Nigeria. See the trailer…

The Magic of Bali

As we travel through the diverse regions of the island of Bali, we notice more and more the connectedness to nature and beauty that are imbued in every aspect of life. From the unique architecture that uses light and lush plants to give you a sense of being outside even when you are inside, down to…

Confronting Beauty in Tuscany

Last year I took a trip to Tuscany that changed my life. I landed in Florence and found my way by bus to the Santa Maria Novella train station where I was to meet a friend and a few other women for a few days exploring Tuscany. Some subconcious part of me had decided to…

The Soul & Spice of New Orleans

There is no other place in the world like New Orleans. The collision of music, food, culture, and history creates a special kind of magic that you feel as soon as you step your feet off the plane and into that humid, colorful, noisy place. We visited New Orleans recently to dive into the food culture…