Midnight Cookies | Bolachas da Meia-Noite

It was early October. It was raining cats and dogs. The window was open. It was dark. It was almost midnight. M. was alone at home. She was watching a poor and pathetic horror movie. A big lightning flash entered the living room and reveals a horrifying shadow at the window. M. screams. But what’s … Continue reading Midnight Cookies | Bolachas da Meia-Noite


Pumpkin Cake | Bolo de Abóbora

The think I like the most during this season, are the pumpkins. Actually, I think I’m a little obsessed with them. Pumpkins are native to North America, but in Portugal it’s common to grow them as well. 52 thousand tons of pumpkins are grown in Portugal; 32 thousand tons are from my council native town … Continue reading Pumpkin Cake | Bolo de Abóbora

Broas and Pão-por-Deus!

"Oh tia, dá Pão-por-Deus? Se não tem, Dê-lho Deus!". In November 1st, me and my cousin M., and sometimes another kids who lived around, screamed this loud and clearly at people's doors, so the oldest could hear us and give us some treats. That is Pão-por-Deus, a portuguese tradition, celebrated in November 1st, known as … Continue reading Broas and Pão-por-Deus!