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Wow, August has come and gone just like that. One week we’re in the middle of Olympics fever, swinging to the latest Brasilian tunes, and the next is planning forthcoming holidays (NOT in south america, as much as we like it there!) As I mentioned before, the media spotlight on Rio has brought back many fond memories of our previous travels, and reading thru old log entries I was reminded of some… Read More

Spring started today. Officially anyway. The chilling wind and 10 dec C temp had me fooled though, and no amount of sunshine outside could convince me to take off my ugg boots and down vest! Still, in an effort to wish winter away and start on a lighter menu, I decided to make my first spring salad for lunch: fennel, lettuce, sprouts, avocado and olive oil. A few bites of smoked trout… Read More

Now that the move from the boat is all but complete, there has been a mood shift in the kitchen. For now, there is no more market exploration, unknown produce or foraging ashore for food. Instead, with so much available and numerous social occasions to eat and drink over the past few months, we have found ourselves faced with a choice: keep indulging at the cost of an ever expanding wardrobe and… Read More

  Though we mostly cook from scratch onboard, I also keep a small amount of “convenience items”. I have a hidden stash of them: Hersheys chocolate bars, packets of Chicharonnes, smoked almonds, marshmallows…They’re what I call Happy Food because they remind us of friends and good times. I save them for special occasions, happy or sad. They help us celebrate a milestone or cheer up an otherwise ordinary day. The same way… Read More

September is Latin American month in our house (oops, on our boat, rather). We’re going along with the local mood, as September is Patriotic month in Mexico. The big day was Sept 16, Mexico’s Independence Day with fiestas organised everywhere! All shops and houses were decorated with flags and balloons, Playa del Carmen had crowds gathered down the Plaza, not sure if they had fireworks, with all the pouring rain, but that… Read More

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