What I’ve learned in Porto

buildings don’t come with heaters; nata pasties are everywhere; francesinhas are everywhere; you can’t put down a Francesinha; tiles. everywhere there is tiles; you buy everything that comes or resemblances with tiles; pork and seafood is everywhere; the ocean is at 2 euro metro ticket distance; the ocean is beautifully intimidating; there is cheap decent…

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How to make the creamiest scrambled eggs

I think there is an underestimation around eggs. It is such a simple humble ingredient, yet a tricky one to master. By far my favourite – and a brunch must – are the scrambled eggs. I do prefer them soft and creamy and on toast and on rye bread and lately on fresh croissants, topped…

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How to make Walnuts (Nuci)

These ones: Me and my parents keep on sending each other packages of German/Romanian goodies and with each packages come surprises. Besides lots of emotional cries, the last package came with Walnuts (Nuci), a meticulous Romanian dessert that is pretty much a must for every festive occasion. You’ll need a special baking mold for this,…

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