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Pork tenderloin with dried apricots, raisins and prunes

Pork tenderloin with dried apricots, raisins and prunes

If you like to combine sweet and savory in your entrees, this pork tenderloin with dried apricots, raisins and prunes is a must try. Even if it might look a bit intimidating, it’s not complicated to prepare at all. You first sauté the onions, then…

German potato salad

German potato salad

Not sure if this is cultural appropriation, but I call it German potato salad with no intention to appropriate anything… It’s just how I call it. I guess I could also ask my German friend Angelika to see if it resembles anything she’s grown up…

Almond butter energy bites

Almond butter energy bites

These almond butter energy bites are a great snack. They are easy to make, packed with nutrients and delicious. I got the recipe from Pinch of Yum but I slightly modified some quantities: I added more almond butter and reduced the maple syrup. I also…

Ensaladilla

Ensaladilla

This is another typical Spanish dish, which by the way, it’s called Ensaladilla russa which would translate into something like Russian salad. Not sure where the Russian part of the salad comes from but I’m sure someone has already studied it… Anyway, a classic Spanish…

Chocolate ice cream edible garden

Chocolate ice cream edible garden

It’s been a while… This pandemic is not making things easy (for anyone). Lately, it’s been difficult to find time to cook, take pictures and write. Some days my kids were more motivated than I to cook, so we’ve been doing some kid friendly recipes,…

Mango fruit roll-ups

Mango fruit roll-ups

Ready for some mango fruit roll-ups??? A couple of years ago I got a dehydrator for my birthday. It was June, right in time for the mango season. I had been playing around with the idea of a dehydrator for a long time, but I…

Watermelon limeade

Watermelon limeade

Summer is here (has been here for a while for us in Miami…) and it is time to make some refreshing summer drinks. Today: watermelon limeade! I had a watermelon with a funky texture that otherwise was nice and sweet, so I decided to blend…

Mango cheesecake

Mango cheesecake

And another mango recipe: today a mango cheesecake. It is an adaptation of my mom’s cheesecake, which, for the record, it is not your typical NYC cheesecake. The first time I was playing around with the recipe, it was a disaster. I did not bake…

Mango jam

Mango jam

And here we are again with another mango recipe. This time mango jam, because when you have tons of fruit one of the best ways to use it is doing some great jam! For my mango jam I use those mangoes that are super duper…

Chicken with cabbage and soy sauce

Chicken with cabbage and soy sauce

Do you want a four-ingredient dinner, easy to put together and super delicious? Well, this is it! This chicken with cabbage and soy sauce will become a regular in your kitchen. I promise. This is what happened to us. Since my friend Dacil gave me…