From France, the renowned chef Maru Botana (51) said that together with her family they are one of the many Argentines stranded by the passengers’ stocks as a measure to delay the arrival of the Delta variant of coronavirus.
But from what he detailed it is understood that many would like to be in their place, not only to know the summer of the northern hemisphere in a French town.
“I’m in an aunt’s house in Lyon, in the south of France,” began the cook, who first explained that the house was “re pretty” and was “in the French countryside.” Later, it would reveal that such a description of the house is not enough.
In dialogue with the program Common and Current, of Radius 10The gastronomic entrepreneur also assured that she is there with her entire family and that they do not have a return date “because they are canceling flights.”
Had to return the August 7th but with the restrictions it was suspended, still indefinitely. “We are a band, it’s complicated“, He said.
“A pity because it’s sad that you can’t go back to your country. It is unusual let this happen, but you have to live it. I am apolitical and I feel that it is very difficult to govern the country, but I feel that there are many things that are very special and rare“he outlined as a complaint.
She assured that she and her family must return for jobs, schools and many commitments they have in the country.
“Me I work to travel, it’s my taste, it’s my prize. I’d rather that than buy expensive clothes or any other cosa. This situation is very difficult. I am positive and think that it will be solved and we will be able to return, “added Botana.
And followed. “It makes me sad that when these things happen in Argentina makes you want to go. Why do they do this. A country that is beautiful and that I adore and I wonder why this happens, “he insisted.
The castle aunt
However, when she said that her aunt (85 years old), owner of the house where she is with her husband and eight children, met her French husband in Pinamar, she gave more details of the place, and the description, at least, is a incentive for the bitter drink of not being able to return.
“This place where we are was a place where Napoleon’s troops were staying. It was a fort and it became a castle“She revealed.” So you are in a castle now? “the interviewers asked.” Yes, “the cook answered in a very natural way.
As he said, the place has 15 rooms with two bathrooms per room, plus pool and tennis court. “It’s crazy, such a fairytale town …“, he defined.
He also told that there exists a public garden where there are from walnuts to zucchinis, and that one must go to harvest them and then pay the cooperative that manages it. “The people sell what they produce,” he said while saying that there are no greengrocers for this reason.
His look of the pandemic
When asked how he lived through these almost two years of pandemic, Maru said he had “a pretty beaten life“” Before the pandemic, both of my parents died in a space of eight months and they were two extremely hard years that I never imagined, “he said.
In addition, he said that since it happened to him about Facu (her son who died at six months of life due to sudden death) feels that when the sadness of life hits her, they make it up: “As they are not going to beat me“.
“I stood up to the pandemic full with my locals. I could open because I was an essential worker, but honestly if he closed the premises he left on the street to a lot of people. I began to knead and cook as when I was 19 years old, “he explained.
And he said that he was taking care of himself and his family. “I worked hard, but I never stopped. I never felt that slow down. This year I am traveling a lot to Mendoza because I am working with CONIN, with Abel Albino, helping to finish a hospital that he is doing, “he explained.
He said of the pandemic that they are hard blows. “I feel that in Argentina people she got very sad and very bad, hopeless, I try to get out of it. Everything that I experienced, that hit me very hard, at this moment is’I’m not going to fall back‘”he concluded.
Maru Botana filmed herself sucking on ice and the nets exploded. Instagram photo,
Snack had made headlines this year for a video in which he sucked on ice and went viral. The expert in cakes and sweets – who herself had posted the material on her networks – took the repercussions she produced with humor.