Pane di Pasqua

Pane di Pasqua

Easter is round the corner! In my home country of Argentina, everyone celebrates religious holidays like Palm Sunday, Easter, and Christmas, even if you’re not particularly religious. With the heavy Catholic influence from Spain and Italy since the very origins of the settlements on the River Plate, a lot of Catholic traditions have become embedded [...]

Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi

Hola amigos! As you read in my last entry here, I have just come back from a wonderful trip to St. Armand’s Key. Island living really connected me to the heritage of the country where I grew up, with a lot of ingredients I don’t often see in Midwestern menus and the warm summer evenings [...]