Just in time for the 29th–a video with a gnocchi recipe so simple, even a five-year-old can make it! I recently shot a series of technique videos, and in this one, my son Esteban teaches ME how to make Ñoquis del 29. We had a blast shooting this one–I hope you enjoy!
Back in 2008, when this blog was a baby idea of sharing recipes from our life in the U.S. and Argentina, I wrote about Pasta Frola. Many of the recipes I made came from my mother-in-law, Florencia's, kitchen as I settled into life as a newlywed. Pasta Frola is a classic not-too-sweet dessert. At my in-laws' house, it's always around, cut […]
Americans are masters of 'small talk'. The weather, the game, politics…quipped to both strangers and friends alike in grocery store aisles or pre-school pick-up. This superficial conversation allows us to connect with our fellow man and yet remain uncommitted. In the U.S., 'What do you do?' is a conversation starter, whereas in Argentina, it is […]
So many of my favorite Argentinean recipes, however delicious, can be rather…time and labor intensive. Meaning, there is no way they are making it to the dinner table on a weeknight if I'm making it that same day from scratch. However, making a double batch of something on a weekend and freezing half makes eating […]
Recently, I read an article entitled 'Helpful Hints for Successful Parenting'. Among the suggestions: "Share the things you love with your children…Teach him that his environment is filled with things that have meaning to you. As he grows, give him a part in family traditions." I think this happens naturally, in some ways, as we […]