Fall sweet potato & sage soup

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New soup recipe! She’s healthy and practically vegan!

Ticol and I have been such little gordos lately.

Burgers, pork milanesas, asados, empanadas, it’s just been so easy when you’re wearing tights and oversized sweaters.

Sunday night we were adamant about a ‘light dinner’ as our bodies couldn’t handle anything heavy, especially more meat.

I wound up making this soup with leftover chicken stock and a quick run to the verdulería (vegetable stand).

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butternut squash, coconut & cayenne soup

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This soup is everything!

Like a bowl of Fall with the most velvety texture.

The addition of coconut milk and cayenne chilis raise the bar on this classic soup and momentarily transplants me to the beach.

She’s simple and uber healthy. She’s actually vegan! That was not my intention.

And by all means, feel free to richen her up with butter, cream, or a bit of salty pork!

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Summer juicin’ & Happy New Year!

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Hey guys!

Apologies for the hiatus.

Work has been busy the past couple of months and new projects are aligning which unfortunately means little energy or time for the blog. I will do my best to keep y’all up to date as we’ve got some interesting stuff in the works happening here in Buenos Aires!

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30 second salad dressing

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Another reason I love Buenos Aires, the grocery stores are so much smaller!

Not stocked to the max with pre-made everything’s.

Yes, of course there are loads of processed junk, cookies, and chips (mostly ham flavored, eek!) but it doesn’t even compare to what’s happening in the USA.

I remember as a kid there were so many options for salad dressings!

Italian, Creamy Italian, Ranch, Ranch with Bacon, Guacamole Ranch, Honey Mustard, Honey Mustard Vinaigrette, Blue Cheese (vomit!), Chunky Blue Cheese (vomit for days!) Caesar, Thousand Island, Light, Fat Free, Wishbone, Hidden Valley, TODO!

All in their pretty labels with an expiration date 10 years in the future.

No gracias!

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Gulf Shrimp Mexican Fiesta

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Going through all these New York photos is really making me crave all those sweet Gulf shrimp that I was shoveling in my mouth day after day while back home in NOLA.

That and my recent discovery of The Middle Finger Project which is currently rocking my world and making me feel un-fucking stoppable. (Sorry, family, but it was bound to happen!)

The connection?

I want shrimp everyday, even in Buenos Aires!

And for that to happen, I need to be a baller. Because shrimp are damn expensive here in Argentina. Why? I don’t know! BA is on the Coast, just like New Orleans. People assume that it’s South America so everything should automatically be inexpensive, right? Wrong.

Shit’s expensive.

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salmon tacos & charred corn

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These tacos are bound to make a big impression!

They’re sophisticated, light and down right sexy.

Best of all, they take like 10 minutes to prepare!

And it all happened via leftovers from weekend service at NOLA. Love it when these unexpected dishes happen!

If you’re being super health conscience or staying away from gluten/dairy, ditch the flour tortilla for a corn tortilla or a big kale/lettuce leaf and substitute the cream cheese for avocado or your favorite salsa.

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