Cooking like Grandma: Eggplant Escabeche and Bread and Butter Pickles

It’s tough being an entrepeneur. Ever since we presented Sweet Buenos Aires to the public, it’s been non-stop tours, meetings and brain-storming sessions. And we couldn’t be happier. During these tours, people usually ask us “Why did you start Sweet Buenos Aires?” and well, one of the reasons was to share our passion for great…

Spicy and Soothing: Homemade Ginger-Pepper Ale and Candied Ginger

Life has been hot lately in Buenos Aires and my stomach has been turning somersaults over the past few weeks with all the changes and new possibilities. Ginger, fortunately, has a calming effect on the stomach, not to mention a great, spicy kick! What a strange contrast one food can have: calming and firey at…

Salted Caramel Sauce Recipe

A few months ago, I tried my hand at making these amazing salty, chewy caramels from David Lebovitz. It was my first time making candy and even *gasp* using a candy themometer! Which really can be quite scary and takes a lot of practice balancing between a themometer, spatula and boiling pot of sugar. The…