Hi, I’m Kita

the award-winning culinary explorer and voice behind this recipe haven with over 15 years of culinary experience. Since 2010, my journey has taken me around the world, where I’ve honed my skills in global cuisines, mixology, and simplifying complex recipes for home cooks.

My mission is simple: to empower you with the knowledge and confidence to create memorable meals and cocktails, regardless of your cooking level. As a chef who’s navigated the highs and lows of the culinary world, I’m here to share my expertise, from fail-safe cooking techniques to the secrets behind a perfectly balanced cocktail. Think of me as that friend who’s always ready to share a quirky cooking tip, a must-try cocktail recipe, or a laugh over kitchen mishaps. Let’s make your kitchen adventures exciting, simple, and always a bit snarky.

Fun Facts About Me

I’d rather be

at the mountains

Listening to

the fireplace

grateful for


Favorite place


my weekends


best snuggle buddies

the dog

My Favorite Cocktail Recipe

Where this all began

Welcome to my vibrant recipe hub, born in 2010 from a fusion of global travel, a love for eclectic recipes, and a passion for crafting the perfect cocktail. Here, I strip away the pretense of gourmet cooking, offering you a friend’s insight into creating fantastic meals and drinks with a dash of humor and heaps of practicality.

This site stands on the pillars of reliability, accessibility, and real-world kitchen wisdom. I’m committed to providing you with thoroughly tested recipes, practical cooking tips, and honest advice on everything from meal prep to mixology. My content is crafted to demystify cooking, making it accessible to everyone, from busy millennials to enthusiastic home chefs. With a focus on quality, authenticity, and a pinch of humor, I’m dedicated to making your kitchen a place of endless discovery and enjoyment. Join me as we continue to build a trustworthy space for all your culinary needs.

Whether you’re looking to impress at your next dinner party or just unwind with a homemade cocktail, I’m here to guide you every sip and bite of the way.