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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…

Carrot raisin kale salad

Carrot raisin kale salad

My friend Margarita makes this carrot raisin kale salad and I like it so much that I have incorporated in my menu and everyone in the family loves it! Kale is a new vegetable to me, I had never seen it before coming to the…

Creamy lemon ice cream in lemon shell

Creamy lemon ice cream in lemon shell

Let’s be clear from the beginning: this creamy lemon ice cream would not necessarily fall in the healthy category… Having said that, who cares in these moments in time!! Well, maybe we should care a little, but we’re also allowed to do things that make…

Multicolor white bean salad

Multicolor white bean salad

This multicolor white bean salad used to go in my kid’s lunch box almost every week. Now that we’ve been two weeks at home already, and it looks like we’ll be here for quite some time, I started to feel nostalgic about the lunch boxes……

Argentinian beef empanadas

Argentinian beef empanadas

Are you looking for something delicious, that will please the entire family and will keep your kids entertained for a while? I’ve got you covered: make these Argentinian beef empanadas. They taste amazingly good and you and your kids will spend some time in the…

Cranberry almond biscotti

Cranberry almond biscotti

I’ve done these cranberry almond biscotti a few times and they always disappear extremely fast, which is clearly a sign of how good they are 😊. Last week I did a videoconference call with my childhood friends in Spain. They are confined home but thankfully…

Chocolate egg bonbons

Chocolate egg bonbons

Before we dig into these chocolate egg bonbons, I would like to make a small reflection of the current times. Never in our lives we’d had imagine we’d live something like what we’re going through right now. It is difficult to try to make sense…

Ham and mushroom quiche

Ham and mushroom quiche

This ham and mushroom quiche is a family favorite. Served with a side salad with a classic Dijon dressing and a glass of red wine, you will be transported to France without leaving your kitchen. I was never a big fan of quiches. Until a…