πŸ‡¦πŸ‡· DΓ­a de la Independencia (Independence Day of Argentina) πŸ‡¦πŸ‡·

Today is the Independence Day of La RepΓΊblica Argentina (the Argentine Republic)!  Today marks the 200th anniversary of the 1816 Declaration of Independence of the United Provinces of South America, which is still one of Argentina’s official names. To celebrate the bicentennial, I started off with a few Empanada de Carne(Empanadas are one of the […]

πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ό Independence Day of the Republic of Malawi πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ό

Today is Malawi’s Independence Day, celebrating malawi’s independence from Britain in 1964 after becoming part of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (a British protectorate) in 1953. I made the Malawian national dish: Nsima (a staple food made of cornmeal and served alongside everything and anything) I’m serving it with Mkhwani (cooked greens with tomatoes) […]