• Food,  Recipes

    Pickled Aubergines

    I’ve been cursed….cursed with the fact that I absolutely despise aubergines yet… allegedly I make the best pickled aubergines ever. They even started to become my go to gift when someone comes for dinner. A couple of month a go some friends of our asked me if I could make them some to take back home. I made them 3 jars (these usually lasts us a couple of months to a year)….they were gone by week 2. My curse…is that I have no idea what they taste like. My aversion to them is so that I can bring myself to try them hahaha but still they are really good (or…

  • Food,  Recipes

    3 ‘unusual’ cocktails for spring

    Winter is coming….to an end I spent the last three weekends outside, either having brunch at an outdoor terrace or having a barbeque with friends (believe me when I say my Argentinian meat cravings has been satisfied for the rest of the year) And as days get nicer, the more and more outdoor events to plan and enjoy. So today I thought I’d share three amazing drinks and cocktails to whip up on your next brunch or cocktail party. Last week I received a box of CHICA, a new organic infusion that blends fresh fruit with olive leaves and Mediterranean herbs. They have no added sugar, no gluten, it’s not…

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    Zimtsterne Recipe – Traditional German Cinnamon Cookies

    One year living in Berlin opened my mind and taste buds into an amazing amount of new dishes. I have previously talked about my love of Christmas markets whilst in Europe, but if there is another thing that I love about this time of year are the sweets. Zimtsterne or Cinnamon Stars cookies are traditional German cookies that can be found around the Christmas months. They are a mix of almond and cinnamon cookies with a sweet frosting. So without further ado, cue the recipe… Ingredients 4 egg whites 390 grams powdered sugar, about 3 1/2 cups 400 grams raw almond meal, about 4 cups (you can make you own by…

  • Lifestyle,  Recipes

    Recipes to try this weekend

    Winter is officially here, temperatures are dropping, some of you might have seen you first bit of snow and there is nothing that beats a cosy night in, with good food, good company, a movie or two. I’m constantly looking out for new things to try out in the kitchen so I thought I’d share some of my favourite finds this week, so yo can try them too. Good Weekend everyone. A good, no fuss healthy option for breakfast from the Lauren Conrad team packed with fibre, protein, magnesium and essential nutrients. Strawberry and chia seed breakfast pudding Another breakfast or brunch option if you are more the savoury type…