10/10 – 10 Days Blogmas – Merry Christmas!

Christmas Eve is here and with it the end of my 10 days Blogmas! If you celebrate Christmas, I hope you have a wonderful time, if not, I still hope you do. Tonight, a feast awaits me and here is the desserts table... looks good, right? We have some more biscuits baking in the oven... … Continue reading 10/10 – 10 Days Blogmas – Merry Christmas!

9/10 – 10 Days Blogmas – How we celebrate Christmas in Portugal

I find it incredibly interesting how so many countries celebrating the same event do it so differently. From the food that is put on the table, to when it's actually celebrated and the kind of decorations people put out for this time of the year. Traditions also vary from region to region, even in such … Continue reading 9/10 – 10 Days Blogmas – How we celebrate Christmas in Portugal

7/10 – 10 Days Blogmas – The Bolo Rei, traditional Christmas Cake

Today I wanted to share with you the one icon of Portuguese Christmas - the Bolo Rei or, translated to English, the King Cake. I know that other countries have similar variations to this cake, but I wanted to share a little bit of the history of this cake, how it came to be named … Continue reading 7/10 – 10 Days Blogmas – The Bolo Rei, traditional Christmas Cake

6/10 – 10 Days Blogmas – Coming home & Christmas in my hometown

Good news, I made it to Portugal! Not that I didn't think I wouldn't, but with so many last-minute changes in rules and what tests are accepted before leaving and arriving... I was in constant anxiety. I was also not leaving my house for most of last week, as suddenly London became a hot spot … Continue reading 6/10 – 10 Days Blogmas – Coming home & Christmas in my hometown