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!
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￼
Dear Santa, Hope you're well. I'm sure this is a very busy time for you, but I would really appreciate it if you took your time to read through this letter, especially having in mind I have never written to you before - not as a child, not as a teenager, and it's now on … Continue reading 8/10 – 10 Days Blogmas – A Letter to Santa as an Adult
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
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