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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…

Mango and yogurt smoothie

Mango and yogurt smoothie

As I said, there will be some mango recipes coming to the blog in the upcoming months… Today a simple yet delicious smoothie: a mango and yogurt smoothie. Can’t get any easier than that. This smoothie is also called a mango lassi which is a…

Mangoes are here!!

Mangoes are here!!

Mangoes, they are here!!! Before moving to Miami I had no idea how a mango tree looked like nor that there are more than 200 species of mangoes… Even more, I didn’t really liked mango that much… Well, know what? We have three huge mango…

Pasta with mint-basil pesto and peas

Pasta with mint-basil pesto and peas

Disclosure: my husband prepared this pasta with mint-basil pesto and peas. It is inspired by Massimo Bottura’s “Mint-basil pesto”. Bottura is all about being creative in the kitchen, so if you’re missing a few of the essential ingredients for a classic pesto recipe, just think…