NOT a food blog
At which point does happiness start and end? Some time last year, I put up a picture on Facebook, a somewhat unflattering picture of myself sans makeup, my hair messed up, and my face plastered with a wide goofy grin as I leaned back against my husband. I labelled it simply “Happiest Day of my […]
“They drink this foul drink called mate in Argentina!” my friend cautioned me before I left for Buenos Aires. I had read about mate in my travel guidebooks, and I was curious to try it. Mate (pronounced: maa-tay) is an infusion made by steeping mate leaves in hot water in a hollowed out gourd. The […]
The mighty camelids of South America – llama, alpaca, vicugna and guanaco. In the Jujuy province in the north-west part of Argentina, en route to the Salinas Grandes (the great Salt Plains), we spotted these agile, graceful beasts – the diminutive vicugna. The camelids are herbivorous animals. They do not have hooves, but […]
Food, for me, is a means to an end and not an end in itself.
Food, for me, represents the love of family, the fellowship of friends, and the community and communality it brings.