I love Christmas! It really is one of my favourite celebration and my favourite time of year. I always felt very lucky growing up – as we would celebrate not one but TWO Christmases (is that even a word?).
We would celebrate the Swedish Christmas on the 24th with traditional Swedish Julbord (literally translated into Christmas table which is similar to smörgåsbord) and then the English Christmas on 25th with Turkey and stuffing! As I grew up in Singapore, which is naturally a hot tropical country, my mother would shut all the windows and blast the aircon on high – so it felt slightly cool, and reminiscent of her Christmas she would spend in Sweden! Keep Reading
Today is a public holiday – its Constitution day. To be honest, I don’t really know what that entails for the Mexicans, but I do know it meant that I could sleep in until 10am, have my Peruvian make me banana pancakes for breakfast, lounge around in my pajamas until 2 before getting ready to go for a late lunch at 3 – perfect way of spending a day!
A couple of hours ago it started to rain – giving this day an even cosier feel. It also reminded me slightly of Christmas and I realised that I never posted any of the wonderful food that was made over the holidays. So I thought I would start with this simple recipe – Chicken Liver Pate.