• travel

    teresΓ³polis

    out of all of the things we did on the trip, this was by far one of my favourites. just over a two hour drive outside of rio, our friends, ana and javier, have…

    March 13, 2017
  • travel

    rio de janeiro

    the only way to describe rio is: it’s lit. i could never have imagined the vastness that is carnival, even after all of my research. so many people, so much music, so many costumes…

    March 10, 2017
  • dolce / dessert recipes

    valentine’s day sugar cookies

    V DAY. this holiday is *actually* the worst holiday ever. completely and totally fabricated in order to put a market value on love and make people throw their money at corporations. it puts overbearing…

    February 12, 2017
  • dolce / dessert recipes

    lemon olive oil cake

    Β  i’m jumping hard into citrus season this year, cannon ball style – and i’m trying to drench you all in it’s bright, flowery scented waves. i’m not feeling as severely depressed as i…

    January 26, 2017
  • pasta / primo recipes

    split pea and ricotta tortellini

    one of my favourite gifts i got for christmas was heidi swanson’s book, near and far. my little cousin gifted it to me along with some beautiful flavoured olive oils, and it was such…

    January 21, 2017