Is Flying Business Class Worth It For The Food And Wine?

Robin Boyle International Travel & Photos, Latin America, Miscellaneous

We use a recent business class flight experience to make a judgement. Why no blog posts for some weeks? In the second week of March, 2017, a group of 16 of us, all friends, headed off to South America, flying in and out of Buenos Aires, for a four-week tour of Argentina and Chile. It was my intention to submit …

Burnt Vegetables! Part 2

Robin Boyle Latin America, Launceston, Restaurant-Cafe, Vegetables

Continued from: Burnt Vegetables! Part 1 It takes practice to burn vegetables … and expertise! It sounds silly doesn’t it?  That: “It’s OK to burn food“. Or that your spouse could be happy when you say with pride: “Darling, I’ve managed to burn dinner!” But as renowned Argentinean chef, Francis Mallmann, explains in his book, Seven Fires, “the right amount …

Pesto, Salsa Verde, Chimichurri – Three essential green sauces

Robin Boyle Italian, Italy, Latin America, Latin American, Recipe, Sauce: Savoury

(Continued from Our Herb Garden) In this post I am writing about herbs that could be classified as ‘soft herbs’, meaning leafy, salad-like herbs as distinct from the more pungent ‘hard leaf’ herbs like thyme, rosemary and bay leaves. Just now, in the second half of February, we have plenty of these in the garden. We have too much to …