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 ...
No other drink reminds me more of summer than caipirinha… or is more celebratory of The World Cup Brazil! With temperatures soaring, I told myself ...
G’day, everyone! After our elaborate Mother’s Day sweet feast and an extra couple of pounds, how about something light and versatile such as these fresh Heart ...
Summer has not officially arrived yet, but temperatures are soaring almost everywhere. Since the scent of food on a grill is my favorite summer “aroma,” ...
I can still remember… Sorvete Nata Goiaba (Sweet Guava-and-Cream Ice Cream) used to be one of my favorite flavors back home in Brazil. Oh, how I have ...
If you had the chance to play Iron Chef and had a mystery basket of ingredients in front of you… what would you do with tapioca flour, shrimp, and fresh leaves and vegetables? Well, I went for shrimp tapioca crepes (or as we’d say in Portuguese, tapioca com camarão no dendê). If you have never tried your hand […]
Vacation… well mine was short this year, but awesome! We went to the gorgeous Texas Hill Country — and enjoyed every second of it! We stayed for four days at the Stablewood Springs Resort in Hunt, Texas… …A gorgeous, serene haven on the crest of a hill, surrounded by nature, trails, lakes, horses, fantastic swimming pools, games, […]
Disclosure: “Partnering with Castello for a Summer of Blue“ is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Arla Foods and Honest Cooking Magazine. Herein, all opinions are honest and my own, as always. Grilling? You already know that that’s the type of gal I am! And summer is the best excuse for me and you to prepare all […]
Ah, summer… The perfect time for ice cream, frozen yogurt, sorbet, popsicles, and other frozen treats, wouldn’t you agree? These refreshing Coffee & Cream Popsicles (Picolé de Café com Leite) are not only easy and quick to prepare but also the ultimate comfort food. Trust me, you will get hooked on them! This is a recipe from my talented […]
Disclosure: This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Kikkoman and Latina Bloggers Connect. Herein, all opinions are honest and my own, as always. Who loves homemade potato chips? In my household, everyone’s hand is raised. In honor of all those who appreciate life’s simple pleasures, I prepared these purple potato chips… and folks, they are […]
Disclosure: This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Kikkoman and Latina Bloggers Connect. Herein, all opinions are honest and my own, as always. Grilled Peaches with Mascarpone Cream and Teriyaki Sauce is our ultimate summer creation… a make-ahead appetizer prepared using Kikkoman Teriyaki Marinade and Sauce. This is a dish with salty, sweet, and tangy […]
Summer is THE grilling season… from meats, fruits, and vegetables to cheeses: nothing can escape my grilling addiction! 😉 Our latest grilled treats are these quick and tasty grilled cheese sticks to enjoy as a healthy snack or to serve as an starter, if desired. As a bonus, I prepared for you a useful list of the best cheeses for […]
To me, nothing screams summer like thirst-quenching tropical drinks and grilled foods… “So why not to combine two of my faves into one?” I thought. A super-refreshing and tasty Sparkling Pineapple Mint Juice garnished with Grilled Pineapple was exactly what I prepared and enjoyed with my family recently. We loved it so much that I had to share […]
I feel both happy and honored to be guest posting for Raymund from Ang Sarap today — one of the best Filipino food blogs that I know of, and a longtime friend of our blog. Although our posting schedules didn’t perfectly align, I couldn’t say no to such a lovely invitation. For this occasion, I am sharing with […]
Disclosure: I have NOT received any compensation for this post. All opinions expressed are my own! I will be celebrating the 4th of July with a summery, refreshing Brazilian drink: Batida de Coco Light or “Shaken Coconut” cocktail! This is my way to say: Happy Birthday, dear America!!! And the recipe is from a festive book to […]