I have a lot of favourites right now. It’s been a glorious sunny week and the weekend is so close I can almost touch it. Tonight I will mainly be chilling with some wine, then this weekend I’ll be seeing friends, eating good food and having fun. So here are my favourite things right now. + … More 5 Friday Favourites
Pavlova is an iconic New Zealand dessert and for me it brings back strong memories of summer barbecues growing up. Pavlova is like a meringue but it has a gooey marshallowey centre.
The Alvear Palace Hotel is one of the oldest hotels in Buenos Aires and I’ve been wanting to have afternoon tea there for quite some time. Recently my friend turned 30 and was also about to leave the country so it seem like a good excuse to go.
Coffee has been one of my longtime constant loves. I have been drinking it since the age of 14 and since then I’ve been hooked. Back then I could drink any kind of coffee, it wasn’t until the age of 23 when I moved to Melbourne and was spoiled with great coffee on every corner … More 3 Places To Get a Good Coffee in Buenos Aires
I am beginning to think it’s never going to stop raining here in Buenos Aires, it rained all weekend and it feels as though it’s been raining non- stop for the last two weeks. I don’t mind too much though, it’s been a good excuse to stay indoors and be lazy. When it does eventually dry up I … More A Few of My Favourite Things
We spent our Easter Monday happily touring around a few wineries in Mendoza, learning about wine and participating in some wine tasting sessions. I didn’t plan a thing ahead of going to Mendoza. I was coming off a very busy few weeks at work and I just didn’t have the mental head space for anymore planning, … More Mendoza Part 2: The Wine Tasting
I am extremely lazy with my cooking during the week. Once I arrive home I often dont feel like doing anything so they thought of spending forever slaving over a stove is too much. On those kinds of evenings I turn to easy recipes and one of those recipes is turmeric chicken. This recipe is … More Turmeric Chicken recipe
Argentina got a new President last year and he has quickly gotten to work trying to fix the economy, part of his strategy was bringing in some painful short term economic measures. These have caused our old friend inflation to rage on, our bills have gone up, there have been changes to income tax and don’t … More Roasted tomato pasta sauce recipe
Today is Sunday. It is actually Valentines day today, though we haven’t done anything today that we wouldn’t have done any other Sunday, still it’s been nice and relaxing. I made some risotto for lunch and my boyfriend did the dishes, then we went for a walk, ate ice cream and sat in the plaza. Romance enough … More Weekly round up and my favourite things
That title is a bit misleading because in my opinion my mum has the best chocolate chip cookie recipe. However my mum keeps all recipes in her head and not on paper and if you want one of her recipes she will dictate it to you and you have to quickly input it into your … More The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe