COCOA TAGLIATELLE WITH GORGONZOLA SAUCE & WALNUTS – FLORENCE, ITALY

Hold on - cocoa tagliatelle? You heard right! But seriously, just hear me out! When Ben and I found out that this would be one of the recipes we would be cooking during our Airbnb experience, we were slightly skeptical, to say the least! However, as soon as we tasted our creation, we KNEW that…

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CITY 5 TRAVEL VLOG: VIENNA, AUSTRIA

https://youtu.be/PoNWUxcDhIs CHRISTMAS Markets, SCHNITZEL Cooking Class & Historic SCHÖNBRUNN PALACE!! // CITY 5: VIENNA, AUSTRIA GUTEN TAG FREUNDE! Thank you for checking out our FIFTH travel video on Aria Esmeralda! We wanted to take a little break over Christmas to be able to spend cherished time with family and friends. Thank you so much for…

SWISS CHARD & RICOTTA RAVIOLI WITH LEMON BUTTER SAUCE – FLORENCE, ITALY

This ravioli has to be HANDS-DOWN one of my absolute favourite dishes Ben and I have learned to cook so far on our travels! Ravioli are a variety of pasta which is made thinly to encase different kinds of fillings in little parcels. Ravioli are often square in shape but can also be circular or…

FRESH DOUGH FOR EGG PASTA – FLORENCE, ITALY

When Ben and I were in Florence, one of the bucket list experiences I wanted to tick off on my list was to learn how to make fresh egg pasta from scratch! We were lucky enough to find an Airbnb experience that allowed us, not only to make pasta but TWO DIFFERENT KINDS, with two…

My Mental Health Story – From Feeling Out-of-Control to Steering the Ship

Discussing my mental health so openly is nerve-wracking, deeply personal and wholly necessary at the current stage of my life. I feel I need to write it down. Seeing the physical words on the screen in front of me makes it less scary - less intrusive in my mind if I can see them and…

VIENNA, AUSTRIA // TRAVEL DIARY // NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2019

Moving From West to East Ben and I were so excited to visit the beautiful historic city of Vienna! As it was quickly approaching December, we were craving some festive spirit and Christmas cheer, and Vienna did not disappoint! We left lovely Antwerp in the early hours of the morning on the 21st of November…

AUTHENTIC APPLE STRUDEL (ÄPFELSTRUDEL) – VIENNA, AUSTRIA

The sweet, sugary scent of freshly baked apple strudel - there is nothing else quite like it! It is a traditional Viennese pastry and is also popular in other countries such as Italy, Germany, Romania, and Poland. It consists of sour apples and sweet raisins wrapped up in blankets of thin, flakey pastry. The dessert…

CRISPY & FLAVOURFUL CHICKEN SCHNITZEL (HÜHNER SCHNITZEL) – VIENNA, AUSTRIA

A staple Austrian specialty, chicken schnitzel is a delicious, light dish that is one of the national dishes of Austria. A thin breaded fillet of chicken, chicken schnitzel is often served alongside a traditional Austrian potato salad and garnished with lemon slices and lingonberry sauce. Variations of the dish are served all around the world.…

CITY 4 TRAVEL VLOG: ANTWERP, BELGIUM

https://youtu.be/mmpP7PtHPys HANS ZIMMER, WAFFLE Making & WORLDS LARGEST Belgian Chocolate Museum!! // CITY 4: ANTWERP, BELGIUM Antwerp, Belgium: November 4th - November 21st 2019 HALLO FRIENDS! Thank you for checking in with us for our FOURTH travel video! We left Valencia on the 4th November, left beautiful España and headed north to the (much colder!)…

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CITY 3 TRAVEL VLOG: VALENCIA, SPAIN

https://youtu.be/vLtjsOsRK84 The City of ARTS and SCIENCES, Lazy BEACH DAYS & MASSIVE CHURROS!! // CITY 3: VALENCIA, SPAIN Valencia, Spain: October 22nd - November 4th 2019 HOLA PEEPS! Thank you for taking the time to watch our THIRD travel update video! We left Seville on the 22nd of October and travelled across Spain to the…