Sticky Toffee Pudding

Jan. 19, 2013, 7:58 a.m. | by Adriano Petrich | Categories: dessert Scotland sweets | comments

Fitting in

This is my new life in Scotland! It does look like the old life in São Paulo, doesn’t? The truth is I think that you move faster than you change. One of the things that gives me the creeps is Brazilians that move abroad and 6 months later come back unable to adapt and missing home food. There’s ...

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Croatian Festive Sweet Bread: Povatica

Jan. 15, 2011, 12:12 p.m. | by Adriano Petrich | Categories: bread croatia Easter german vegetarian nuts sweets | comments

It’s complicated (the situation, not the recipe)

My Croatian grandmother evocative was not Baka, but Nonna.

The thing is: Nonno and Nonna escaped from Croatia into Italy. (Yeah they escaped into an Italy controlled by Mussolini, smart) and they had my father there. So as it happens my father is Italian, my grandparents were Croatian but called nonno and nonna ...

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Best bakery in Tel Aviv

Nov. 9, 2010, 11:32 a.m. | by Adriano Petrich | Categories: sweets Tel Aviv travel | comments

There is another famous institution in Tel Aviv: the “Said el Abu Lafia and Sons Bakery”. I’ve heard from it by some four or five different sources, so it was another of those places that I had to try.

The instructions were falsely difficult for being so easy on how to get there. It said something about get on the ...

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Montevideo bakeries

Feb. 25, 2010, 9:28 a.m. | by Adriano Petrich | Categories: german vegetarian Montevideo sweets travel | comments

Short post, sorry! I’m in honeymoon so I might not take time to write properly..

We arrived in Montevideo and on the way from the airport bus to the hostel I had to stop for cookies.

Walking down the 25 de mayo street we passed not one but two windows full of gorgeous sweets.

I was resisting the urge so ...

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