So, I hope that you had a great Christmas and a happy New Year just like mine! For the first time, this year, my family was all together and that made me really happy, like I wasn’t for a long time. This year I only made one cake - our fantastic and famous Portuguese Bolo … Continue reading Bolo Rei and Bolo Rainha
Every year, my mother and I have the tradition to make cookies for Christmas. Usually, we start to make them after lunch, so we could enjoy a really cozy afternoon, in my mom’s kitchen, with its big windows, letting the sun come in - when it is not raining and grey -, with the television … Continue reading “Put that cookie down. NOW!”
Like anyone else, I have my tastes on food, and sometimes there are those things that I don’t like, but by trying and testing various recipes, I slowly came to like some of them. For instance, I didn’t like tomato. I know!, who doesn’t like tomato?! But with patience and time, I learn to like … Continue reading Sweet Potato Jam | Compota de Batata-Doce
When we lived in Germany, my mom used to bake some fruit cakes in Winter. I don’t remember eat them, since I only would eat chocolate. But I remember her pineapple upside-down cake as well as other cakes with apples. I can’t tell you much about my living in this singular country, given that I … Continue reading Apples time! | Hora de Maçãs!