Going to Argentina but you don’t eat meat? No problem!
I must confess that I knew nothing about Jamaican cuisine before going there. I had heard of jerk chicken
The Texas Hill Country is a vast region that comprises many towns, big and small. We love exploring this area because we find a few gems every time. This trip we used the food and drink recommendations from Google Maps and had wonderful comfort food. Although the area has a number of deservedly famous barbecue […]
Revuelto Gramajo is the quintessential comfort food. It says “you’re home.”
Merienda is a light afternoon meal that tides Argentineans over to dinner time.
Pasta was introduced in Argentina by our Italian ancestors. They brought their flavors and traditions and successive generations have kept them alive. Italians are known for gathering the family round the table. Eating together brings the families together; it creates a sense of identity. The image of the nonna, Italian grandmother, kneading and rolling out […]
It’s a well-known fact that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It provides the energy you need to start the day right. I must confess that for most of my life, breakfast was a quick milky coffee and out the door I went. That is not a proper meal but I was […]
When I visit my parents in Argentina, one of my favourite Sunday rituals is to laze the morning away with a tray of facturas (Argentinean pastries), a steaming cup of café con leche and the newspaper. There aren’t many similar pastries in Dallas, where I now live, but the closest thing I’ve found are kolaches. […]
I love food! I could talk about it, write about it, rave about it all day long. And I love cooking too. I’m not a bad cook, even if I say so myself. One of the aspects of travel that I enjoy very much is that it makes it possible to sample different cuisines and […]
¡Mazamorra caliente para las viejas sin dientes! “Hot mazamorra for toothless ladies” was how freedwomen and slaves advertised their dessert for sale in the street at the top of their voices. Or, at any rate, this is the romanticized image we had at school of how these women in wide skirts and a white kerchief […]
I submitted this post to the contest organized by the Great Wine Capitals Network and I was among the finalists! – I think that this might be our exit but I’m not sure-, I said tentatively. I could never tell whether the signs indicated an exit or a service area. I’m not a very good […]
My friend Katie from Seashells and Sunflowers threw down the gauntlet and we took it up: an international alfajor challenge. Three Argentinians and three Americans tried different traditional alfajor recipes from Argentina for a group post. An alfajor is a sweet treat similar to a sandwich cookie. Depending on the regional recipe, the cookie can […]