Food

Grape wine harvesting for the first time

Grape wine harvesting for the first time

Last Saturday I had the opportunity to experience grape wine harvesting. Daniel’s mom makes wine every year and I was super eager to help. Years ago, my grandfather made wine and olive oil, it was their livelihood. He died when I was too small to […]

Prepping for the week in the kitchen

Prepping for the week in the kitchen

I love to cook, but sometimes cooking stresses me out. I don’t particularly like to cook during the work week, frequently (lately almost every day) I don’t have much patience to be in the kitchen, all I want is to enjoy these few hours at […]

5 ways to use carrot peels

5 ways to use carrot peels

I’m in an eternal quest to reduce waste in the kitchen, especially peels, rinds, all those things that are more common to throw away. As someone who lives in an apartment and it’s not composting, I like to make the most out of what I […]

Final week – August Pantry Challenge

Final week – August Pantry Challenge

August Pantry Challenge is officially over! It was truly a challenge and I believe I’ll continue to do this until some of the harder items to use are gone. What did I eat this final week? Ate out a few times which didn’t help the […]

Week 3 – August Pantry Challenge

Week 3 – August Pantry Challenge

I finally spent a little bit of wakame! Above it’s what I made on Saturday, I used some chicken beast bone (that still had meat on it) and cooked it to make it a broth. Meanwhile I put the wakame in water, three tablespoons. I […]

Week 2 – August Pantry Challenge

Week 2 – August Pantry Challenge

I already knew this would be a tough week for this challenge, specially since I spent the weekend at my parents. It immediately took some time away from the kitchen but it was such a a amazing weekend, I was able to relax. Not only […]

Week 1 – August Pantry Challenge

Week 1 – August Pantry Challenge

The challenge started with such a hot weather, for me this kind of temperature is horrible, I’ve trouble sleeping and don’t feel like doing anything. Fortunately, the temperature has decreased and I’ve been able to sleep so much better. What did I eat this week? […]

August Pantry Challenge

August Pantry Challenge

I don’t have a huge pantry or a huge freezer but lately it has come to my attention how many unused items I have, so why not challenge myself to eat everything that I have during August? I have very loose rules for this challenge […]