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Posts tagged "Argentina"

How to make the perfect homemade Dulce de Leche

Cooking for the love of cooking is a real luxury. Last week I spent 7 trying to perfect this tooth-achingly delicious Argentinian classic caramel spread, Dulce de Leche.

Weekly Challenge #32: Iguazu Falls

Iguazu Falls is the penultimate stop on a 7 month journey which has brought me all the way from Canada to one of the 7 wonders of the world.

A Tango odyssey: 1 week to learn tango

As we glided across the floor, I looked down into my wife's eyes and smiled. "We're dancing the Tango in a Buenos Aires Tango club", I whispered. We giggled in disbelief. Thanks to Tango week, I had completed another experience that I NEVER would have tried without My Year In Flux.

Weekly Challenge #31: Tango

This week I'll be immersing myself in the world of Tango, and I'll be doing it in Buenos Aires, the spiritual home of Tango.

Weekly Challenge #30: make perfect Dulce de Leche

I'm spending a week in caramel heaven, learning how to make the perfect Dulce de Leche, which is a total Argentine classic.

Everyone hates a wine buff

Wine week. Conclusions. Good? Good, bad, weird. Advice for readers? Beware the Malbec spell. If it looks like my writing style has altered, perhaps it’s down to the state in which I have been left by all the fermented grape juice I disappeared during a week focused almost exclusively upon wine. Like a gibbering old...

Weekly Challenge #27: live like a Gaucho

For our second week in Argentina, we headed south west of Buenos Aires to volunteer on an Estancia (Argentinian ranch) set in the remote, flat, endless pampas. With my wife being the world’s biggest horse fan it was an opportunity for her to see how horses live in this gaucho (cowboy) culture. For me, the...

Weekly Challenge #26: become a wine connoisseur

This Weekly Challenge is now complete, to see how I got on in Mendoza, including my discovery of the mythical ‘wine duvet’ have a look at this hilarious post. To celebrate arriving at the Weekly Challenge half way point in My Year In Flux, I’m going to pop some celebratory corks, sniff a few fruity...