January 2016 Travel Expenses: Marrakech and Tamraght Morocco

Our January 2016 travel expenses land us in Morocco, the mystic lands of spices, camels, mosques, beautiful landscapes and several new friends. Morocco was a cheap warm place to hide for the coldest months of the year, get some work done and make up for our expensive December in London. We spent a week in…

November 2015 Travel Expenses: Lisbon, Portugal

November 2015 found us in the beautiful city of Lisboa, Portugal. We are in love. This town has it all. Old history, new technology, great food, it’s close to the ocean and has a fantastic transportation system. I’m pretty sure that we’ve found a home. And while it was a great month, as far as…

October 2015 Travel Expenses: Trevi, Umbria, Italy

I recently redid the Bags & Biscuits website, including taking down all the old content. I’m working to get that content reposted starting with our October 2015 trip expenses. This article originally posted in November 2015 and does contain some edits and adjustments. One of the first and most common questions we get asked about our…

Make-Ahead Recipes: The Authentic Spanish Tortilla (Tortilla Espanola or Tortilla de Patatas)

We’re bringing you an authentic  Spanish Tortilla or the tortilla espanola or tortilla de patatas, for our first make-ahead recipe post since our cookbook, the House Sitter’s Cookbook, published. I don’t know about you but we’re excited about sharing more food and recipes with you because…well…we love food. So why are make-ahead dishes so important? Because good make-ahead dishes…