Beef Stroganoff with Mushrooms

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I have come to the realisation during my few months in Brasilia, that things I had taken for granted as staple produce, can be really hard to get a hold of here. Everytime you move to a new country, you expect there to be differences and you may not always be able to get hold of that specific brand or that seasonal vegetable- but I naively thought when it came to fresh produce it was pretty much standard across the board in all developed society – I was wrong!

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Pyttipanna with a Twist!

You know what one of the best things about living in Brasilia is? Churrasco!

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Well…. if you are a committed carnivore and foodie that is! :) Keep Reading

Red Wine Braised Short Ribs

Over the last few months, C and I have realised the benefit of meal planning! By planning the meals you want to cook the following week and planning the days you won’t be cooking, we have realised a few things:

  1. Weekly meal planning takes the stress away from the dreaded question ‘what should we make for dinner tonight’.
  2. Allows you to cook meals that fit into you diet plans (for us, that is LCHF) and not just randomly throwing things together.
  3. Cuts down (almost 90%) food waste.
  4. (and my favourite point) You save money.

Seriously – why has it taken me so long to figure this out?

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