Porto Alegre (my hometown) Travel Tips

Dicas de Porto Alegre

If you have been here on this blog before you already know I’m from Brazil. I live in the south in a city called Porto Alegre, the capital of Rio Grande do Sul state. And if you look at the map you’ll see we are closer to Buenos Aires, Argentina and Montevideo, Uruguay, than to… 

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Strawberry and Cream Dessert Shooters

I just love dessert shooters! They look great and, best of all, are ready to be served! This is a delicious and easy recipe that will definitely make a great impression! Print Strawberry and Cream Dessert Shooters Serves: 4   Ingredients ½ cup strawberrry jam 1 cup chiboust cream (check notes for “Easy Chiboust Cream” recipe)… 

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Brazilian Carrot Cupcakes with Ganache Frosting | Travel Cook Tell

Brazilian Carrot Cupcakes with Ganache Frosting

I have already posted about the delicious Brazilian Carrot Cake and today it’s time to show you a twist on this Brazilian classic. We turned the cake into cupcakes and instead of a chocolate glaze we topped it with a chocolate ganache frosting.  My mouth is watering as I write this… really Print Brazilian Carrot Cupcakes… 

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Arc de Triomphe: Isabella’s Favorite Monument in Paris

If you take your kids to Paris, which monument do you think they will love the most? Did you say the Eiffel Tower? I thought so too Well, Isabella fell in love with Arc de Triomphe! And if you ask her why, she will say: I don’t know, I just loved it We even had… 

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Broccoli and Bacon Salad

Everytime we go to the US we try to eat at Sweet Tomatoes/Souplantation. We really love this restaurant! So one of these days we had a head of broccoli and didn’t know what to do with it. That’s when we thought of a delicious salad from Sweet Tomatoes/Souplantation called Joan’s Broccoli Madness. We checked the internet for a… 

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Slow Cooker Dulce de Leche

I have to admit: I’m addicted to dulce the leche I eat it almost everyday for breakfast (as a bread spread). And a dessert that includes this delicious caramel always makes me happy! That’s why I’m always trying new brands. But nowadays I’ve been making it at home and I can tell you it became a… 

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Château de Vincennes

Paris with Kids: Château de Vincennes

Isabella doesn’t like princesses so she was not very into visiting a castle, but when we told her we would visit a fortified castle that was used as a prison, with gates and towers, she liked the idea Château de Vincennes is a fortress that was built between the 14th and 17th centuries. It is the most… 

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