AUSTRIAN POTATO SALAD (ERDÄPFELSALAT) – VIENNA, AUSTRIA

This delicious Austrian potato salad is the traditional accompaniment to wiener schnitzel, one of the principal delicacies of Austria. It is light, cool and when combined with schnitzel and lingonberry sauce, it is absolutely DEVINE! This simple dish uses basic, common ingredients and is quick and easy to prepare. In addition to schnitzel, it is…

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REFRESHING SOUR CREAM & CUCUMBER SALAD (RAHMGURKENSALAT) – VIENNA, AUSTRIA

This recipe is the perfect side salad for a hearty main meal. Sour cream and cucumber salad is a simple, fresh and delicious traditional addition to a Viennese schnitzel dish as it is light and compliments the breaded meat beautifully! Sour cream and cucumber salad is particularly common in Austria, Hungary, and Poland. It works…

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HEARTWARMING VIENNESE POTATO SOUP (ALTWIENER ERDÄPFELSUPPE) – VIENNA, AUSTRIA

December has arrived and Christmas is almost upon us! If now isn't the best time to eat some delicious, heartwarming Viennese potato soup, then I don't know what is! This soup is a hot and hearty medley of potatoes, carrots, and celeriac, combined with various herbs and spices. It is the perfect cozy evening meal…

SWEET & FLUFFY BELGIAN WAFFLES – BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

I have always had a sweet-spot for waffles and was SO EXCITED to make traditional Belgian waffles from scratch in the heart of Brussels! There are different varieties of waffles, there are even two main types in Belgium alone: Brussels waffles and Liège waffles. This is an authentic recipe for Brussels waffles, which are rectangular…

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,…

spinach and chickpea tapas

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…

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,…