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

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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!

Coconut Slices and Jamaican Black Coffee | Fatias de Coco e Café Preto Jamaicano

Like the other guy say, “winter is coming”. Summer ended, fall is already here, and winter is finally to come! These melancholic and sad days are near. I feel it and surely you do too. The days are shorter; the sun doesn’t warm you up… Well, nothing like manage some time to sit down a … Continue reading Coconut Slices and Jamaican Black Coffee | Fatias de Coco e Café Preto Jamaicano

Simple Chocolate Cake | Bolo de Chocolate Simples

Pergunto-me porque é que as pessoas são tão difíceis de suportar. Esta última semana foi cheia de altos e baixos - principalmente baixos! E principalmente por causa delas, as pessoas. Porque é que as pessoas não vivem em paz umas com as outras? Eu penso que as pessoas seriam menos amargas se simplesmente comessem uma … Continue reading Simple Chocolate Cake | Bolo de Chocolate Simples