My eldest daughter turned 19 today and I cannot believe how quickly those years flew by. I still look at her and remember the day she came into this world. She is smart, beautiful, brave and yes, a tad bit crazy. Living with her is anything but boring.

issa

Her birthday this year was a rainy day so we did not go far to celebrate, just accross the street to Aromas Del Peru to eat one of her favorite invertabrates – octopus. The menu was simple yet delicious – Grilled Octopus, Tacu Tacu with Churrasco, Chicharron de Pollo ( a nice name for chicken nuggets) and Flan.  A good time was had by all and now my little chicken is almost a hen.

“Who can describe the transports of a beam truly parental on beholding a daughter shoot up like some fair and modest flower, and acquire, day after day, fresh beauty and growing sweetness, so as to fill every eye with pleasure and every heart with admiration?” George Fordyce

Happy Birthday Isabelle!

grilled octopus

Pulpo A La Parrilla - whole small octopus on the grill
Pulpo A La Parrilla – whole small octopus on the grill
Octopus Lover
Octopus Lover
My Tacu Tacu with Churrasco. Taco Tacu is a crispy blend of Peruvian white beans and rice served in a shape of a tortilla.
My Tacu Tacu with Churrasco. Taco Tacu is a crispy blend of Peruvian white beans and rice served in a shape of a tortilla.

tacu tacu 1

wine & meat

Chicharrón De Pollo - a fancy name for chicken nuggets served with french fries
Chicharrón De Pollo – a fancy name for chicken nuggets served with French Fries
Conspiring against Masala
Conspiring against Masala

eating

Flan instead of cake
Flan instead of cake
Birthday Flan
Birthday Flan
With Masala Mamma
With Masala Mamma

with flan

crazy for flan

with daddy
With her father as a baby

 

2 comments

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s