HEARTY & TRADITIONAL PAELLA VALENCIANA – VALENCIA, SPAIN

Being in Spain for a month, we couldn't NOT make a traditional Paella Valenciana! A range of more simplistic and more varied paella dishes exist across the world today. However, this recipe is truly authentic and traditional, learned from scratch in Seville, Spain. Paella Valenciana gets its name from its origins in Valencia, Spain. However,…

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SPANISH SPINACH & CHICKPEA TAPAS – SEVILLE, SPAIN

Spinach and chickpea tapas, also known as espinacas con garbanzos, is a simple and tasty Andalusian dish that is easy to make at home. One of Seville's most iconic recipes, it is difficult to resist the tantalising aromas of garlic, paprika, tomato, and cumin. It is so popular, that this traditional dish can be found…

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HEART-HEALTHY SPANISH SALMOREJO – SEVILLE, SPAIN

Here I give you a quick, simple and authentic salmorejo recipe direct from the mosaic streets of sunny Seville, Spain! Salmorejo is a cold soup consisting of tomatoes, bread, garlic, and olive oil. It is usually served as a starter and can be chilled for hours before eating. Therefore, It is a "no-fuss prep" meal…

Our first travel video

OUR FIRST EVER TRAVEL VIDEO! CITY 1: LISBON, PORTUGAL

https://youtu.be/0XMlQIcegx0 PASTEL DE NATA Making, Mystical SINTRA & Our New "DAILY LIFE"!! // CITY 1: LISBON, PORTUGAL HELLO WORLD! Thank you for taking the time to watch our FIRST EVER travel video! On the 24th of September, Ben and I took off on our journey around the world where we will travel to a new…

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DELICIOUS PORTUGUESE PASTEL DE NATAS

Hands down one of my favorite sweet things to eat to this day, Pastel de Natas are the perfect dessert: light and delicate but also filling and truly, truly delicious! Pastel de Natas, also known as Portuguese custard tarts or pasteles de Belém, are small, delicious egg tarts with light, flakey pastry, often served with…

ICELAND // TRAVEL DIARY // OCTOBER 2018

To this day, even after visiting so many beautiful countries, Iceland holds a special place in my memory. It was so many things at once: breathtaking, wild, free and most of all, completely unlike anywhere I have been before. The Golden Circle Route Ben and I visited Iceland at the end of October and flew…

HEALTHY 30-MINUTE CHICKEN LAKSA

Chicken laksa is a healthy and (slightly) spicy noodle dish often made with coconut milk with the addition of either prawns, fish or chicken. Over time, different laksa recipes have been developed along the Southeast Asian trade channels, and today the dish is primarily popular in Malaysia, Southern Thailand and Indonesia. It is quick, easy,…

BARCELONA, SPAIN // TRAVEL DIARY // AUGUST 2018

This past August, I managed to fit in a quick city break with my lovely Mum to Barcelona. It was right at the end of the month so the heat wasn't too intense but it was always sunny, with no rain or dark, looming clouds to speak of. We only had a few days there,…

“Wild” by Cheryl Strayed // Reading For The Road

I decided to create this new blog series to showcase the different books which help me through my various travels. From specific travel books, to poetry books, journal books and actual literary books, I'm hoping that each different suggestion with backed anecdotes will help you all in your own travels! There was no doubt in…

TORONTO, CANADA // TRAVEL DIARY // AUGUST 2017

I was finally able to visit Canada in August 2017, where I stayed with a friend and his family in Toronto. I was travelling from New York to Toronto overnight, having recently visited a friend who lives in Astoria, Queens. I travelled on the Greyhound on the evening of the 20th August at 7:30pm and…