About this Blog…

I blame Anne Frank for my obsession with documenting my life – shortly after reading her book I started my diaries. I was thirteen and I wrote them in Portuguese, my first language. I studied Literature for a semester in Rio (UERJ) as I wanted to be a journalist, but stopped it with a view … Read more

Wednesday 22nd of May – New Songs!

Last edit 22 May 2024 First Published: Sunday 17th of December 2023 – New Songs! Go to Mixed Messages. Go to Minha Sabiá. Go to Tabloid Formula Ifs & Buts Last week, out of nowhere, two songs came to me. One of them, how cliché, came to me while I was having a shower. Ifs … Read more

How to release an EP, the modern way!

I was listening to a podcast on The Daily while re-oiling the garden bench this afternoon. https://www.nytimes.com/2024/05/19/podcasts/the-daily/brett-martin-spotify.html Have you heard the song “Brett Martin, You a Nice Man, Yes”? Probably not. On Spotify, “Brett Martin, You a Nice Man, Yes” has not yet accumulated enough streams to even register a tally. Even Brett Martin, a … Read more

Oat, Quinoa & berries bake

Oat & berries bake.

I have been experimenting with the recipe below: Quinoa + Oak bake https://www.facebook.com/OatQuinoaBerriesBake Ingredients: 100g uncooked quinoa 45g uncooked steel cut oats 20g unsweetened coconut flakes 3/4 medium ripe bananas, thinly sliced 200g blueberries (fresh or frozen) 100g cup raspberries (fresh or frozen) 60g Blackberries (fresh or frozen) 470ml semi skimmed milk (or any preferred … Read more

Holiday Recipes

Every year I have to search for the same recipes so I’m putting them here. Instant Pot Pulled Pork I do this the day before, then reheat in bain-marie (water bath) Ingredients 1.4kg boneless Pork 1-2 Onions 1 teaspoon chipotle powder 2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon … Read more