Easter has already arrived at our blog! And these quick, decadent, and fun Easter Cookie Bars will be one of our treat for this year!!! They ...
Traditional codfish dishes such as Bacalhau a Zé do Pipo or Codfish Shepherd’s Pie, as well as chocolate treats, are must-haves at any Brazilian table on ...
Fun, decadent, soft, Easy Birds Nest Cookies will be our Easter treat this year!!! They are also one of the treats for our Chocolate Party ...
Spring has officially arrived… And Easter is almost here! What I have for you is a decadent, moist Eater Chocolate Cake!!! Excited? In my home ...
It’s Easter time! Every single detail is ready– including my Easter dessert. I’m not talking about just any dessert, but a delicious and fitting one ...
Ah, brigadeiro…What would my childhood — and adult life, too– have been without it? How to explain it to other mortals that so far haven’t had the ...
I can almost hear someone saying: “Are you kidding me? Such a thing Fio de Ovos (or Portuguese Eggs Threads) exist?” If you are that ...
“Glass Bonbons?” Wait, please don’t scream at me! This is not a DIY craft post. If you have never heard of Glass Bonbons, known in Portuguese as Bala de Vidro, Bala Baiana or Bala de Ovo, now is your chance. But if you have, I am sure that you already know how darn delicious they are. Glass bonbons […]
Disclosure: This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Farmland® and Latina Bloggers Connect. As always, all the opinions expressed here are honest and my own! First it was the Super Bowl and now, March Madness. Right along with sporting events comes FOOD, and the best eats are handy and tasty finger foods, such as […]
Hello, everyone! I hope y’all are doing well. As much as I love to talk about Brazil, its food, and culture, as well as cooking techniques, I am here today on a much more honorable mission: to lend my voice to an important cause! I am talking about aid to Christians and other religious and […]
Are you a rib lover? So am I! I always welcome the sight of them with a smile… and these succulent Caipirinha Baby Back Ribs (Costelinha de Porco na Caipirinha) are no exception!!! For those who may not know, caipirinha is Brazil’s national cocktail made from lime, sugar, and cachaça (a distilled beverage similar to white rum). The preparation […]
Healthy Breakfast on the Go is the latest Brazilian thing! Just like Americans and many other people in the world, Brazilians are getting busier and busier. Many cannot afford to sit down and eat breakfast before heading off to work. Because of our crazy traffic, many have to leave home earlier and earlier. Our breakfast on the go is […]
Happy Chinese New Year!!!! This is just one way to thank my significant and growing number of Chinese and other Asian subscribers — as well as to make mention of a recent trend of Chinese immigration to Brazil (including to my home city, Recife). It is also my opportunity to wish all of you happiness, wealth, and longevity. And for this […]
Call me crazy, but even in these chilly temperatures I still enjoy a super-refreshing and quick Brazilian Limeade (or Limonada Suíça, literally translated as Swiss Lemonade). It is as good as having ice cream in the winter! Limes (with the peel on), water, sugar, and ice are thrown into a kitchen blender, and combined to […]
Valentine’s day is almost here! Who is going to be your Valentine? Mine are my hubby and children… who are craaaaazy for cupcakes. Since such a special occasion deserves an exquisite treat, then decadent and romantic Romeo and Juliet Cupcakes is what we will be having for this year. We are also celebrating our third blog anniversary on […]
Smoothies? These and fresh fruit juices are what we drink a lot of in Brazil, given its hot climate and natural abundance of a wide variety of fruits — some of which I bet you have never heard of! The nutritious and creamy Açaí Smoothie is one of the most popular nowadays. Smoothies are easy to make, […]
Disclosure: This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Farmland® and Latina Bloggers Connect. As always, all the opinions expressed here are honest and my own! Are you a sports fan? With the Super Bowl coming up, it is great to have some quick to prepare yet tasty finger foods at hand — especially for those […]